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Mike Meyers' CompTIA Security+ Certification Guide (Exam SY0-401) by Mike Meyers

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MODULE 7

Understanding Cryptography

Cryptography is a very critical part of securing information and systems. Cryptography is often used in conjunction with other access controls to ensure that only those people with a legitimate need to know and authorized clearance are able to access data and systems. This is accomplished through various means and methods, which we will discuss over the next few modules.

Cryptography Concepts

You may have been exposed to cryptography in other studies for your Network+ examination, or perhaps you use it in your daily job. However, many typical IT specialists don’t fully understand cryptography at a level required for security personnel. Security professionals must understand cryptographic concepts, methods, ...

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