Upon completion of a network security course, a student decides to pursue a career in cryptanalysis. What job would the student be doing as a cryptanalyst?

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Upon completion of a network security course, a student decides to pursue a career in cryptanalysis. What job would the student be doing as a cryptanalyst?

  • cracking code without access to the shared secret key
  • creating hashing codes to authenticate data
  • making and breaking secret codes
  • creating transposition and substitution ciphers

Explanation: Cryptanalysis is the practice and study of determining the meaning of encrypted information (cracking the code), without access to the shared secret key. This is also known as codebreaking.

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