Sim-Ex™ Practice Exams for Security+ : Practice Questions

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Q6. Which of the following can be used for secure exchange of email? [Choose 2 correct answers].


2. WEP


4. PGP

Correct Answer: C,D


S/MIME and PGP are associated with secure email. S/MIME stands for Secure Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension. Security is provided using encryption and authentication through digital certificates. S/MIME supports DES, 3DES, and RC2.

PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy. HTTPS is used for secure communication for web pages. WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy) is used to protect wireless local area network connections.

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