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Hour 20. TCP/IP Security

What You'll Learn in This Hour:

  • Encryption

  • Certificates

  • Securing TCP/IP

As you learned in the last hour, unauthorized users will go to great effort just to sneak onto other people's networks. The experts have been getting better at hiding TCP/IP communication so intruders can't learn secrets on the network. In this hour, you'll learn some of the important methods for securing TCP/IP.

At the completion of this hour, you'll be able to

  • Define the terms encryption algorithm and encryption key

  • Discuss symmetric and asymmetric encryption

  • Describe digital signatures and digital certificates

  • Describe the TCP/IP security protocol systems SSL and IPSec

  • Explain what a virtual private network is and how it works

  • Describe the Kerberos authentication process

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