Unit 7 Assignment 1: Select Appropriate Encryption Algorithms 1. Shovels and Shingles is a small construction company consisting of 12 computers that have Internet access. The company's biggest concern is that a wily competitor will send e-mail messages pretending to be from Shovels and Shingles in order to get confidential information. Select an encryption solution that best prevents a competitor from receiving confidential information and justify the recommendation. Recommendation : For this scenario I would use a Digital Signature. The validity of a digital signature gives the recipient reason to believe that a known sender created the message, and that it was not altered in transit. 2. Top Ads is a small advertising company consisting of 12 computers that have Internet access. All employees communicate using smartphones. Top Ads’ primary concern is protecting the data on the smartphones. Select an encryption solution that best protects the smartphones and justify the recommendation.
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