KEY – SYMMETRIC AND ASYMMETRIC

Symmetric Key

  • Same key is used for encryption and decryption of messages
  • Key Size – 128/256 bits
  • Encryption Key algo – TwoFish, AES, blowFish

 Asymmetric Key

  • Uses different keys for encryption and decryption of messsages
  • Message is always encrypted using shared Public key
  • Message is always decrypted using client/server private key
  • Key Size – 1024/2048 bits
  • Mostly uses 2048 bits for key size
  • Harder to crack as  they are longer in length.
  • Encryption algo – RSA, ECC (Elliptic Curve Cryptography)
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