The CompTIA Security+ certification exam includes six domains. The sixth domain, cryptography, is covered by this course, starting with the fundamental concepts of cryptography and an overview of data encryption. Instructor Mike Chapple shares with you how to evaluate and compare the features of different encryption standards. He also discusses key management, public key infrastructures, digital signatures, and transport encryption. The course concludes with how to secure wireless networks.
This course is part of a six-course series on the CompTIA Security+ exam, and is useful for IT professionals who wish to learn more about information security as well as students preparing to take the Security+ exam.
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Choosing encryption algorithms
Applying symmetric and asymmetric cryptography standards
Implementing key management, including key exchange and key stretching
Working with public keys, trust models, and digital certificates
Using transport encryption protocols
Securing wireless networks