Security Interview Questions

by InfoSec Resources
Oct. 7, 2017 0 comments INFOSEC Institute Encryption & Authentication

The Internet is always changing with new technology and architecture. A security position requires some basic knowledge of how security and Internet technology work together to protect company assets. When you interview for an IT security job, you need to know some basic answers to compete in the industry. Most companies have their own policies, but understanding some basic security and configuration information will help you get a foot in the door and land a good job in the industry. 1. What is the difference between a public key cryptography and a private key for encrypting and signing content? A: A send or recipient publishes his public key. You use the public key to encrypt content and your private key to sign the content. This is the standard form of communication with encryption and signing.