Get Certified Get Ahead
Blog articles to help you Get Certified and Get Ahead. Here’s a list of some recent posts.
Do you know what privilege escalation is? Could you correctly answer this sample Security+ question? Privilege Escalation Question Your organization was recently attacked and forensic analysts are investigating the attack. They have created the following forensic diagram of the network. Analysts are focused on several specific entries in the database server security….
Can you answer these Security+ encryption practice test questions questions related to symmetric and asymmetric encryption? You should if you plan to take the Security+ exam. This post should help. Q1. Your network requires a secure method of sharing encryption keys over a public network. Which of the following is the BEST choice? A. Symmetric encryption B. Bcrypt ….
This is part 2 of the Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption blog post. You can see part 1 here. Asymmetric Encryption Asymmetric encryption uses two keys in a matched pair to encrypt and decrypt data—a public key and a private key. There are several important points to remember with these keys: If the public key encrypts….
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Do you know the differences between symmetric and asymmetric encryption? You should if you plan to take the Security+ exam. This post should help. Overview of Symmetric and Asymmetric Encryption Encryption provides confidentiality and prevents unauthorized disclosure of data. Encrypted data is in a ciphertext format that is unreadable. Attackers can’t read encrypted traffic sent over….
If you plan to take the Security+ exam, it’s worth knowing the process used in validating certificates. As an example, can you answer this practice test question? Q. Your organization requires the use of a PKI and it wants to implement a protocol to validate trust with minimal traffic. Which of the following protocols validates trust by returning….
You can learn anything you want to know in three simple steps. While I’m talking about this in the context of certification exam topics, the same methods work with any concept you want to master. The three steps are: 1. Formulate a question 2. Search the Internet for the answer 3. Repeat. Feed a Mind. I often get emails from people asking questions about a topic such….
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Apps for Your Mobile Devices
Are you looking for a mobile app that includes quality practice test questions and flashcards? Learnzapp has published several including apps on A+, Network+, and Security+. Some of the features include:
- Extremely easy to navigate.
- Excellent performance and stability.
- Fluid user interface with colorful tiles design.
- Available for most mobile smartphones and tablets.
- Versions are available for Apple iOS 7, Android 4.X, and Amazon Kindle Fire.
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