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 NetWork Infrastructure Security - Part 2
 Communication Security
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Course Name Cryptography Concepts
Audience IT professionals striving for TICSA, CISSP, or CompTIA Security+ certification
Course Requirements You need Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or above OR Netscape Navigator/Communicator 4.78 or above.

Plug-in Requirements
Macromedia Shockwave plug-in for Windows for IE/NN
Macromedia Flash plug-in for Windows for IE/NN
Pre-requisites A+ or Network+ certification
Should have gone through TMIT courses on General Security Concepts (CBA), Network Infrastructure Security (CBB and CBC), and Communication Security (CBD)
Course Duration 2 hours
Course Objectives This course covers basic concepts of cryptography, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) system, digital certificates, and PKI trust models and standards. The course also provides information about the phases in the life cycle of a key and concepts related to key management.
Course Outline
  1. An Introduction to Cryptography
    1. Basics of Cryptography
    2. Cryptography Functions
    3. Quiz
  2. Managing Cryptography
    1. Methods for Secure Communication
    2. Digital Certificates
    3. Trust Models and Standards
    4. Quiz
  3. Understanding Key Life Cycle and Key Management
    1. Phases in the Life Cycle of a Key
    2. Factors Affecting Key Management
    3. Quiz