# Mysystem.org IT ExamsCISSP-Question-474 2017-04-02

**Question: **Which of the following describes the difference between the Data Encryption Standard and the Rivest-Shamir-Adleman algorithm?**Answer ==> **A. DES is symmetric, while RSA is asymmetric.

B. DES is asymmetric, while RSA is symmetric.

C. They are hashing algorithms, but RSA produces a 160-bit hashing value.

D. DES creates public and private keys, while RSA encrypts messages.

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