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Security+ Training Guide by Todd King

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Chapter Summary

Throughout this chapter, you learned about the fundamentals of encryption, including encryption algorithms and the ways in which many of them function. It is important to remember these fundamentals of encryption and how they can be applied to your environments to provide more effective security.

KEY TERMS

  • Algorithm

  • Asymmetric algorithm

  • Block cipher

  • Cipher

  • Dictionary attack

  • Digital signature

  • Distributed computing

  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC)

  • Encrypting File System (EFS)

  • Encryption hash

  • Extensible Markup Language (XML)

  • Hash value

  • Key exchange

  • Man-in-the-middle attack

  • Message digest

  • Nonrepudiation

  • Nonrepudiation bit

  • Private key

  • Public key

  • Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)

  • Round

  • Smart card

  • Symmetric encryption

  • Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)

  • XML Access ...

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