IT 244 Week 6 - DQ 2 - 7781

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Explain the concept of cryptography. What are the various types of cryptography? Summarize the mechanisms that make up a strong cryptosystem and how the cryptosystem could be used to secure a system.


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Cryptography is basically the science of hiding or mixing data using algorithm so that only the intended users of the data are able to read it.  Transposition and substitution, both methods of cryptography use a type of algorithm based on key.