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 learn about the different elements of cryptography and their application in cybsecurity.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you will 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