CISSP Question of the Day – 6-9-2016

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Today’s CISSP question topic: Encryption/Blowfish

Designed by Bruce Schneier, Blowfish is an encryption algorithm originally designed as an alternative to DES. Which of the following are characteristics of Blowfish?(Choose Four )

  1. Key sizes of 128, 192 & 256 bits
  2. Key sizes from 32-448 bits
  3. Symmetric
  4. Asymmetric
  5. Patented
  6. Un-patented & license-free
  7. Used in bcrypt
  8. Used in scrypt

Check Your Answer

  1. Key sizes from 32-448 bits
  2. Symmetric
  3. Un-patented & license-free
  4. Used in bcrypt

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