Essay Question: Length: 800- 900 words. Use APA format for in-line citations and references. (30 pts.)
Compare and contrast symmetric and asymmetric encryption algorithms.
· Your response should include a brief overview of the cryptographic basis for each type of algorithm, and a comparison of their strengths and vulnerabilities.
· Describe how a hacker might go about cracking a message encrypted with each type of algorithm.
· Suggest a specific application for each type of algorithm (symmetric and asymmetric) where the advantages clearly outweigh the disadvantages.
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