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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.
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You can elect to encrypt data at the point of storage, either in a library or its drives.
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The revolutionary technology behind the company's new AccessKey Vault[TM] product literally encrypts the entire hard drive of any computer and its contents, making the hard drive secure and unreadable to anyone other than the intended user.
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Built on PKCS#11 standards, and featuring the AES 256-bit encryption algorithm, SecureDoc encrypts all residual data, temporary files, paging files, and hidden partitions that are often left unprotected.
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