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In this sub-part of our previous Hash lesson, we take a closer, more intimate look at digital signatures, SHA2(256). We'll look at Asymmetric Algorithm, RSA, what is met by satisfying the digital signature standard, and what the entire packet transfer looks like when hashing takes place. We will also introduce concepts behind protecting data at rest. Several key definitions are discussed included full disk encryption, file encryption, code signing with a discussion on how they differ, what occurs in each of those data transactions, and why that sequence of events is important for Penetration Testers to know as part of the Asymmetric encryption process.
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