BuyFindarrow_forward

Principles of Information Security...

6th Edition
Michael E. Whitman + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337102063

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Principles of Information Security...

6th Edition
Michael E. Whitman + 1 other
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337102063
Chapter 8, Problem 3RQ
Textbook Problem
35 views

What is a cryptographic key, and what is i.t used for? What is a more formal name for a cryptographic key?

Explanation of Solution

Cryptographic key:

The string of bits which is used to convert the plaintext to ciphertext and ciphertext to plaintext is known as cryptographic key.  This key used to manipulate the plain text to form a ciphertext.

Usage of Cryptographic key:

  • The cryptographic key is used to ensure secure communication.
  • It is used in both symmetric and asymmetric encryption...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Chapter 8 Solutions

Principles of Information Security (MindTap Course List)
Show all chapter solutions
add

Additional Engineering Textbook Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts
Show solutions add
What is an internet censorship?

Fundamentals of Information Systems

What is logical independence?

Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management

The U.S. Treasury Department issues savings bonds that commonly arepurchased to pay for a childs futureeducatio...

Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (MindTap Course List)

Slow Internet Connection Your Internet speed has suffered a sharp decline in performance recently. You have not...

Enhanced Discovering Computers 2017 (Shelly Cashman Series) (MindTap Course List)

What are the advantages of the inverter-type welding power supply?

Welding: Principles and Applications (MindTap Course List)