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Learning Path: Security

Part of the Security management glossary:

SECURITY...firewall - DMZ - access control list - password - passphrase - cryptography - cryptanalysis - code - cipher - ciphertext - block cipher - stream cipher - encryption and decryption - key - one-time pad - Secure Socket Layer (SSL) - Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) - public key infrastructure (PKI) - public key - private key - digital certificate - certificate authority (CA) - registration authority (RA) - digital signature - RSA - DES - Kerberos - Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) - >SET - IPsec - privacy on the Internet - Open Profiling Standard (OPS) - Platform for Privacy Preferences Project (P3P) - Blowfish - IDEA

View other topics for self-study by visiting our Guide to the Learning Paths.

This was last updated in May 2008
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

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