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CompTIA® Security+ SY0-501 Cert Guide by David L. Prowse

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CHAPTER 14

Encryption and Hashing Concepts

This chapter covers the following subjects:

images Cryptography Concepts: This section covers the basic terminology of cryptography, including encryption, ciphers, and keys. It also discusses private versus public keys, symmetric versus asymmetric encryption, and public key encryption.

images Encryption Algorithms: This section delves into the various symmetric algorithms, such as DES and AES, and some of the popular asymmetric algorithms such as RSA and elliptic curve.

Hashing Basics: Here, we investigate the most ...

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