Foundations of Cybersecurity: Data Security

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level
Introductory
Subject
Cybersecurity
Course Length
2 hours 53 minutes
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Course Description

Cryptography involves the use of security techniques to secure and maintain access to sensitive information. It is the collection of practices that take advantage of modern computing techniques to guarantee a level of confidentiality and integrity of the information. In this course, you will learn the foundations of cryptography, including symmetric, asymmetric, hashing, and digital certificates. You will gain an understanding of the security benefits provided by cryptography solutions and you will learn about related concepts, including authorization and steganography.

Requirements

  • A solid understanding of TCP/IP protocols and how they work
  • A strong foundation in basic networking concepts

Instructors

James Michael Stewart

Michael has over 30 years experience with computers and technology with a focus on security, certification, and various operating systems. He has been teaching job skills and certification courses on topics like CISSP, ethical hacking and penetration testing, computer forensics, and Security Plus for over 20 years. He is also the primary author of two books and holds a variety of certifications including CISSP, CEH, CHFI, ECSA, and Security Plus.