Overview

Introduction

Welcome to the Securing Data with Encryption Practice Lab. In this module you will be provided with the instructions and devices needed to develop your hands-on skills.

Learning Outcomes

In this module, you will complete the following exercises:

  • Exercise 1 - Securing Data with Encryption

After completing this lab, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Perform Basic OpenSSH 2 client configuration and usage
  • Understand the role of OpenSSH 2 server host keys
  • Perform basic GnuPG management

Exam Objectives

The following exam objectives are covered in this lab:

  • LPI: 110.3 Securing data with encryption
  • CompTIA: 3.2 Given a scenario, configure and implement appropriate access and authentication methods.

Lab Duration

It will take approximately 1 hour to complete this lab.

Exercise 1 - Securing Data with Encryption

Encryption is one of the most effective and most popular techniques to ensure data security. Plain data is processed with a secret key to produce encrypted data, also known as cipher data. To read encrypted data, you must decrypt the data using the relevant secret key. In this exercise, you will understand how to secure data with encryption.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this exercise, you will be able to:

  • Log into a Linux System
  • Perform Basic OpenSSH 2 client configuration and usage
  • Understand the role of OpenSSH 2 server host keys
  • Perform basic GnuPG management

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