Cryptography and PKI for CompTIA Security+

Encryption is a vital component to every company's security posture and provides the means to securely access, transmit, verify, and dispose of data. In this course, you'll learn the fundamentals of cryptography and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).
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Rating
(13)
Level
Beginner
Updated
November 16, 2017
Duration
1h 53m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Beginner
Updated
November 16, 2017
Duration
1h 53m
Description

Providing secure communication, access to data, and disposal of assets is no longer essential to every company's overall IT security plan. In this course, Cryptography and PKI for CompTIA Security+, you'll learn the various concepts and components that make up a company's Public Key Infrastructure (PKI). First, you'll delve into the basics of cryptography, including symmetric and asymmetric algorithms, and cipher types. Next, you'll explore the various methods to encrypt data and how to verify a file's integrity. Then, you'll discover how to secure wireless communication using encryption. Finally, you'll learn about the components that make up a PKI. By the end of this course, you'll have the information necessary to discuss and assess your company's PKI, wireless security posture, and identify gaps both internally and externally.

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About the author

Chris is a lifelong learner and professional information technologist, trainer and IT Manager. Married with 3 children, Chris is interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible.

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