Last modified on 26 August 2012, at 20:56

Security+ Certification/Cryptography

CryptographyEdit

Summarize general cryptography conceptsEdit

Symmetric vs. asymmetric
Fundamental differences and encryption methods
Block vs. stream
Transport encryption
Non-repudiation
Hashing
Key escrow
Steganography
Digital signatures
Use of proven technologies
Elliptic curve and quantum cryptography

Use and apply appropriate cryptographic tools and productsEdit

Explain the core concepts of public key infrastructureEdit

  • Certificate authorities and digital certificates
  • PKI
  • Recovery agent
  • Public key
  • Private key
  • Registration
  • Key escrow
  • Trust models

Implement PKI, certificate management and associated componentsEdit

  • Certificate authorities and digital certificates
    • CA
    • CRLs
  • PKI
  • Recovery agent
  • Public key
  • Private key
  • Registration
  • Key escrow
  • Trust models