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Key stretching

Key stretching: CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 6 Cryptography
Key stretching: CompTIA Security+ (SY0-501) Cert Prep: 6 Cryptography

Key stretching algorithms take a relatively insecure value, such as a password, and manipulates it in a way that makes it stronger and more resilient to threats like dictionary attacks. In this video, learn how key stretching increases the security of an encryption key with the PBKDF2 and crypt key stretching algorithms.

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