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CISSP Cert Guide by Robin Abernathy, Troy McMillan

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Chapter 6. Cryptography

This chapter covers the following topics:

Cryptographic concepts: Concepts discussed include encryption, decryption, keys, synchronous, asynchronous, symmetric, asymmetric, digital signatures, hash, digital certificates, plaintext, cleartext, ciphertext, cryptosystem, cryptanalysis, key clustering, key space, collision, algorithm, cryptology, encoding, decoding, transposition, substitution, confusion, diffusion, avalanche effect, work factor, trapdoor, and cryptographic life cycle.

Cryptography history: The following components in cryptography history are discussed: Julius Caesar and the Caesar cipher, Vigenere cipher, Kerchoff’s Principle, World War II Enigma, and Lucifer by IBM.

Cryptosystem features: Cryptosystem ...

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