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Clouds | CompTIA Network+ | Module 5.3

By: Clouds | Related Course: CompTIA Network+ | Published: August 16, 2017 | Modified: August 16, 2017
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NotepadEncryption: ASCII Standard

ASCII standard where every number or letter(Uppercase and Lowercase both have different value) has an different numerical value that the computer would understand. becoz they don’t under stand the letters.


NotepadSymmetric Encryption and Asymmetric Encryption

Symmetric encryption is when the same key is used to encrypt and decrypt. When using symmetric encryption, you must be able to trust the other party and find a way to get them the pre-shared key. Symmetric encryption is also good for non-repudiation. Asymmetric encryption differs from symmetric encryption in that it has a public key and a private key. The public key is the one which is widely distributed and given out to whomever needs it and is used to publicly encrypt data. However, the private key is secret and yours alone and is used to decrypt data.


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