Chapter 6. Encryption Fundamentals

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

Image Explain encryption concepts.

Image Describe the history of encryption and modern encryption methods.

Image Describe virtual private networks (VPNs).

Image Use some simple decryption techniques.


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