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A+ Pop Quiz:  Under the keyboard

A+ Pop Quiz: Under the keyboard

Last modified on October 22nd, 2019 at 2:37 pm

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Network+ Pop Quiz: They look just like you

Network+ Pop Quiz: They look just like you

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A+ Pop Quiz: This seems like the wrong way to go about getting it

A+ Pop Quiz: This seems like the wrong way to go about getting it

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Network+ Pop Quiz: Large cup of regular coffee, please

Network+ Pop Quiz: Large cup of regular coffee, please

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Hashing – CompTIA Network+ N10-006 – 3.3

Hashing – CompTIA Network+ N10-006 – 3.3

Last modified on May 20th, 2015 at 3:42 pm

The hash has become a powerful method of verification and security. In this video, you’ll learn about hashing, message digests, and the MD5 and SHA hash types.

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Strong vs. Weak Encryption – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 6.2

Strong vs. Weak Encryption – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 6.2

Last modified on September 28th, 2014 at 10:19 am

Not all encryption algorithms are alike, and some are much better than others. In this video, you’ll learn how to evaluate encryption strength and how developers can use the bcrypt library to generate secure hashes.

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Password Attacks – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.2

Password Attacks – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 3.2

Last modified on May 11th, 2015 at 3:53 pm

The bad guys don’t need to know your password; they’ll figure it out themselves. In this video, you’ll learn the techniques that the bad guys use to reverse-engineer your password.

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Taking Hashes – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.4

Taking Hashes – CompTIA Security+ SY0-401: 2.4

Last modified on September 26th, 2014 at 3:04 pm

How can you tell if a digital file on a piece of storage media has been altered? In this video, you’ll learn about hashing, and I’ll demonstrate how to compare hashes with a file that has been altered.

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Prime numbers only

Prime numbers only

Which of these events would commonly involve a hash?

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Introduction to User Authentication – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.3

Introduction to User Authentication – CompTIA Network+ N10-005: 5.3

We use authentication techniques many times a day to provide access to important resources. In this video, you’ll learn about user authentication and hash techniques that keep our passwords private.

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