Security functions and cryptography positioning

Code No
Skill Category No: 
7
Skill No: 
1
Topic No: 
1
Level: 
I
Objective: 

Knowing the basic concepts and the big picture of security, knowing the risks in Open Source Software (OSS).

  •  Introduction of the basic concepts of information security and knowing the risks in Open Source Software.
  •   Knowing the basic knowledge and history of cryptography.
  •  Knowing which objectives of information security can be achieved with cryptography
    •  privacy or confidentiality
    •  data integrity
    •  authentication
    •  non-repudiation.
  •   Background on functions
  •  Basic terminology and concepts
  •  Knowing the classification, i.e. symmetric key encryption and asymmetric key encryption.