Course

Overview of Cryptography

    Syllabus

  • SSCP Domain 5 Quiz Assessment
  • Overview of public-key infrastructure systems Video — 00:16:21
    • An overview of the systems used to help secure network communications and data.

  • Basics of cryptography Video — 00:23:29
    • An overview of the foundational concepts of cryptography.

  • Overview of secure encryption standards and protocols Video — 00:12:33
    • An overview of the core technology used as the foundation of cryptography and data confidentiality.

Syllabus

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.

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