encryption

(redirected from Data encryption software)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to Data encryption software: Bitlocker

Encryption

The coding of sensitive information for transfer online or otherwise electronically. One may encrypt data to prevent anyone other than the intended recipient from accessing it. For example, if one buys a product online and enters credit card information into an electronic form, that information is usually encrypted so hackers and potential identity thieves cannot use it for illicit purposes.

encryption

The manipulation of data to prevent accurate interpretation by all but those for whom the data is intended. Financial institutions use encryption to increase the security of data transmitted via the Internet.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Prior to joining Entrust, Callas co-founded PGP Corporation which specialized in email and data encryption software.
Dell customers can purchase additional CREDANT data encryption software and solutions to protect the data at rest on legacy PC's, helping them meet their data compliance needs.
today announced the release of PC Lock(TM), cutting edge data encryption software with cloud management and high security encryption to protect sensitive data from hackers and thieves.
CMS offers a full suite of data security products for business powered by CE-Secure data encryption software.

Full browser ?