Overview of Cryptography Course

Domain 5 will review concepts on how information and data is encrypted to help maintain the confidentiality and integrity of both the system and its data.

55 minutes

Course description

This course will review the core aspects of cryptography and the need for it. We take a pragmatic approach to understanding how and why cryptography and information security go hand-in-hand. We'll begin by discussing the history and the reasons to why cryptography overlaps with the goals of confidentiality, integrity and availability within information security. We will also discuss the core aspects of secure protocols needed to establish confidential conversations at a network level, and the public-key infrastructure systems used to support various secure communication.


Overview of public-key infrastructure systems

Video - 00:16:00

An overview of the systems used to help secure network communications and data.
Overview of secure encryption standards and protocols

Video - 00:13:00

An overview of the core technology used as the foundation of cryptography and data confidentiality.
Basics of cryptography

Video - 00:23:00

An overview of the foundational concepts of cryptography.
SSCP Domain 5 Quiz

Assessment - 6 questions

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