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Wireless Cryptographic Protocols – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.3

Wireless Cryptographic Protocols – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.3

| January 23, 2018

We rely on strong encryption protocols to keep our wireless communications secure. In this video, you’ll learn about the security features associated with WPA and WPA2. << Previous Video: Obfuscation Next: Wireless Authentication Protocols >> Unlike a wired network connection, wireless networks can be heard by anyone who’s close by who would care to listen […]

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Obfuscation – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Obfuscation – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

One way to slow down an attacker is to make things unclear. In this video, you’ll learn about some common implementations of obfuscation. << Previous Video: Key Stretching Algorithms Next: Wireless Cryptographic Protocols >> What if you didn’t want to encrypt information but you still wanted to make it a little bit more difficult to […]

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Key Stretching Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Key Stretching Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

One way to extend the capabilities of a relatively small key size is to implement key stretching. In this video, you’ll learn about the libraries that application developers can use to stretch their keys. << Previous Video: Hashing Algorithms Next: Obfuscation >> When we’re implementing encryption in our applications, we may find that the encryption […]

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Hashing Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Hashing Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

There are many methods and implementations of cryptographic hashing. In this video, you’ll learn about some of the most popular hashing algorithms. << Previous Video: Asymmetric Algorithms Next: Key Stretching Algorithms >> One type of hash that’s been around for a while but you’ll still see it in use today is MD5, or the MD5 […]

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Asymmetric Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Asymmetric Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

Asymmetric encryption has enabled the exchange of symmetric keys, encryption of data, digital signatures, and other significant security features. In this video, you’ll learn about these asymmetric algorithms and their use. << Previous Video: Block Cipher Modes Next: Hashing Algorithms >> One popular form of asymmetric cryptography is the Diffie-Hellman key exchange. This key exchange […]

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Block Cipher Modes – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Block Cipher Modes – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

Encrypting a block of data can be accomplished using a number of different methods. In this video, you’ll learn about block cipher modes and how these modes operate. << Previous Video: Symmetric Algorithms Next: Asymmetric Algorithms >> One way of encrypting data is encrypting a block of information at a time. We would take a […]

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Symmetric Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

Symmetric Algorithms – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.2

| January 23, 2018

Symmetric ciphers are some of the most commonly used encryption methods on the Internet. In this video, you’ll learn about DES, 3DES, RC4, AES, Blowfish, and Twofish. << Previous Video: Common Cryptography Use Cases Next: Block Cipher Modes >> DES, or the Data Encryption Standard, was one of the most popular symmetric encryption algorithms in […]

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Cryptography Use Cases – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

Cryptography Use Cases – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

| January 22, 2018

We use cryptography for many different purposes. In this video, you’ll learn about some of the most common cryptography use cases. << Previous Video: Perfect Forward Secrecy Next: Symmetric Algorithms >> One of the challenges we have with today’s mobile devices is we’re limited by the amount of battery that we currently have available. There […]

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Perfect Forward Secrecy – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

Perfect Forward Secrecy – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

| January 22, 2018

Traditional web server encryption has relied on a single private key to provide confidentiality. In this video, you’ll learn about the alternative of perfect forward secrecy. << Previous Video: States of Data Next: Common Cryptography Use Cases >> When our browser is communicating to a web server over an encrypted channel it’s using SSL, or […]

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States of Data – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

States of Data – CompTIA Security+ SY0-501 – 6.1

| January 22, 2018

Data can reside in a few different states. In this video, you’ll learn about data in-transit, data at-rest, and data in-use. << Previous Video: Stream and Block Ciphers Next: Perfect Forward Secrecy >> Data in-transit is any data that we’re sending across the network. You may also hear this referred to as data in-motion. By […]

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