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MasterClass! - Understanding Encryption Tutorial

Protecting your confidential data, both on your computer and on the Internet, is of paramount importance in today’s world. Encryption is the best measure you can take to protect your data from prying eyes, yet most people don’t understand how it works or how they can use it to keep their data safe. VTC’s resident computer security author Bobby Rogers will show you how encryption works – from the basics to advanced topics – why you need it, and how to make it work for you. To begin learning, simply click the links.

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Introduction & Course Outline

Data Encryption Basics

Explaining Encryption
History of Encryption
Encryption Applications
Encryption Terms

Algorithms & Keys

Secret Key Encryption
Public Key Encryption
Combining Secret & Public Key Methods

File Encryption - Stored Data

Understanding File Encryption
Using Windows EFS
Demonstration: Windows EFS
Using TrueCrypt
Using Iron Key

Network Encryption - Transmitted Data

Understanding Network Encryption
Link & Session Encryption
Network Encryption Technologies

Using Encryption

Encrypting Email
Using File & Network Encryption
Using Digital Signatures pt. 1
Using Digital Signatures pt. 2


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