24 Jun Practice Test Question – IPsec Protocols
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Which one of the following statements about IPsec protocols is correct?
A. AH supports authentication and integrity. ESP supports confidentiality, authentication, and integrity.
B. AH supports authentication, integrity and confidentiality. ESP supports confidentiality and integrity.
C. AH supports authentication and confidentiality. ESP supports integrity and authentication.
D. AH supports authentication, integrity and confidentiality. ESP supports confidentiality and authentication.
Correct Answer: A
The Authentication Headers (AH) protocol supports only authentication and integrity for IPsec connections. The Encapsulating Security Payload (ESP) protocol supports confidentiality, integrity, and authentication.