Cryptography and PKI for CompTIA Security+

by Christopher Rees

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).

What you'll learn

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 professional information technologist, trainer, manager and lifelong learner. He is married with 3 beautiful children and interested in martial arts, working out, spending time with family and friends and being creative whenever possible. He has created a number of IT Certification training courses over the past 10 years and really enjoys helping people advance their careers through training and personal development.

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