• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

This course discusses how to protect data in transit using encryption libraries and strong TLS ciphers. It also presents important issues about public key certificates including signing and verifying them. After completing this course, you will be able to identify well-trusted encryption libraries and strong TLS cipher suites to protect data in transit, and explain how to protect and verify the integrity of public key certificates.

Learning Objectives

On successful completion of this course, learners should have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Identify well-trusted encryption libraries
  • Use strong TLS cipher suites to protect data in transit
  • Explain how to protect and verify the integrity of public key certificates

Framework Connections

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.

Feedback

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