Chapter 9

Cryptography Implementation

The Following CompTIA Security+ Exam Objectives Are Covered in This Chapter:

  • 6.4 Implement PKI, certificate management and associated components.
    • Certificate authorities and digital certificates: CA; CRLs
    • PKI
    • Recovery agent
    • Public key
    • Private keys
    • Registration
    • Key escrow
    • Trust models

As data becomes more valuable and more important, it is an area of high interest to governments, businesses, and increasingly individuals. People want privacy when it comes to their personal and other sensitive information. Corporations want—and need—to protect financial records, trade secrets, customer lists, and employee information. The government uses cryptography to help ensure the safety and well-being of its citizens. ...

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