Thursday, September 29, 2016

Security+ and Hashing

Can you answer this sample Security+ question?

Q. A security technician runs an automated script every night designed to detect changes in files. Of the following choices, what are the most likely protocols used in this script?

A. PGP and MD5


C. AES and Twofish

D. MD5 and HMAC

Check out the answer and explanation along with a more complete discussion of hashing here.

For more information on hashing, check out these blog posts.