Organizations use a wide variety of encryption technologies for various purposes. A key aspect of security is using the correct and necessary levels of encryption and hashing. The type of encryption and hashing needed varies by the type of organization: government, military, healthcare, academic, business, or financial. Address at least two of the following questions in your response.
- Why is cryptology important in information security?
- What would be the implications of not using cryptographic technologies?
- Why might vendors propose proprietary encryption methods? Why is this suspect?
- What are the benefits of using encryption? What are the negatives or costs of using encryption?
In preparing your response, one page and cite at least one source from professional or academic literature, such as articles from peer-reviewed journals and relevant textbooks and should be orginal without similarity.