Securing electronic communications is vital to ensuring that information is protected as it traverses the network. In this course, Cryptography: The Big Picture, you'll learn how cryptography fits into an overall security strategy for any business or government entity. First, you'll dive into learning about the history of cryptography. Next, you'll explore all the different types of cryptographic algorithms. Finally, you'll discover how you can start using cryptography to start protecting your information today. By the end of this course, you'll know how encryption plays a vital role in the security strategy of any business.
Symmetric Key Cryptography
Asymmetric Key Cryptography
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.