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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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There are already a number of methods for searching data in an encrypted state, but these rely on pre-registering searchable keywords, and do not allow for freeform searching.
Target said that the PIN information was fully encrypted at the keypad, remained encrypted within our system, and remained encrypted when it was removed from our systems, adding that it does not store or have access to the specific encryption keys.
Encrypted Documents is a hosted solution that does not require any additional infrastructure or operations costs.
The longer data must be maintained in an encrypted form, the more important key management becomes.
While some of the tax preparation programs do allow the use of user names and passwords, the fact that the data is not encrypted makes it vulnerable.
These tools have absolutely no chance to read encrypted messages As a result, the server based virus protection fails whenever it hits an encrypted message.
The banking industry transmits $350 trillion a year by encrypted wire transfers.
Siafu Software is out to demonstrate that encrypted network storage doesn't have to come with a high price tag or any performance degradation," said John Matze, president and CEO, Siafu Software.
com/) a leading provider of email and data encryption for enterprises announces enhanced Encrypted Documents for endpoint encryption.
So a complete key management application--that helps you manage and protect data and keys, while helping you safely match encrypted data with the right key--should be a requirement for any encryption system you're considering.
Last fall, Walker heard about a new AT&T telephone equipped with a lightweight electronic device, based on DES, for turning a telephone signal into a digital stream of encrypted information.
Data stored on laptops or desktops is encrypted and kept secure, while data copied onto a USB storage device is automatically encrypted, requiring authorization in order to view the stored data.