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Encrypted Messages - Exercise

Encrypted messages

Objective: Demonstrate your understanding of encryption.


This exercise is not scored. It's an opportunity for you to check your understanding of the material covered in the preceding lesson. When you are finished, click the Submit button to receive credit for completing it.


Answer the following questions about encrypted data. When you have completed your answer, click the Submit button to review the suggested results.
  1. What does encryption provide that simple password protection does not?
  2. What is the primary value of SET? In other words, what is the key difference between SET and other typical merchant account transactions systems?