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Computer Security Fundamentals, Third Edition by Chuck Easttom

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Chapter 8. Encryption

Chapter Objectives

After reading this chapter and completing the exercises, you will be able to do the following:

Image Explain the basics of encryption

Image Discuss modern cryptography methods

Image Select appropriate cryptography for your organization

Introduction

There are many aspects of computer and information security. Encryption, the process of scrambling a message or other information so that it cannot be easily read, is one of the ...

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