Describe concepts of cryptography

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Cryptography is foundational to protecting the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information; and defending against cyberattacks. Throughout this module, you'll learn about the different elements of cryptography and their application in cybsecurity.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe some of the basic concepts of cryptography.
  • Describe encryption and is uses in cybersecurity.
  • Describe hashing and digital signing.
  • Describe the concept and use of digital certificates.