Chapter 37 Quiz

Question:

  1. What is meant by nonrepudiation?
  2. What is the purpose of the Diffie-Hellman Algorithm?

Answer:

  1. Nonrepudiation - Alice could send a message to Bob and later deny that she ever sent a message to Bob. In such a case, how could Bob ever determine who actually sent him the message?
  2. The purpose of the Diffie-Hellman protocol is to allow two parties to set up a shared secret key over an insecure communication channel so that they may exchange messages.

Discussion:

Topic revision: r1 - 2014-04-30 - JimSkon
 
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