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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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Townsend Security's virtualized encryption key manager, Alliance Key Manager Hosted HSM, allows enterprises to properly manage their encryption keys while meeting security requirements in less time and at a lower cost.
The CA EKM solution utilizes the same base technology for encryption key management.
has been beta-testing the CA Encryption Key Manager for the past month.
Access to central key management functions should require a separate and optional strong authentication and management of encryption keys should be logged in an evidence-quality audit system.
To meet compliance demands, such as HIPAA's privacy requirements, when the retention period expires on files that are protected through Assureon's WORM disk functions, a crypto-shredding process destroys the encryption key, ensuring that acces to the data is completly disabled.
The technology, dubbed CIPHERUNICORN-A, is based on a proprietary NEC technique that creates a number of fake encryption keys in addition to the true one, making transmissions especially difficult for potential intruders to crack.
SNW Europe --Spectra Logic, today announced a new enterprise-level encryption key management offering for its T-Series tape libraries.
Giving the data owner the ability to define and control security policy that regulates encryption keys provides the customer flexibility to benefit from the cloud-based key management offered by Azure".
Using the same FIPS 140-2 compliant technology that is in Townsend Security's hardware security module (HSM) and in use by over 3,000 customers, Alliance Key Manager for VMware brings a proven and mature encryption key management solution to virtualized environments, with a lower total cost of ownership.
Key features of the new offering include a web-based user interface, Internet connection, licence management, encryption key management and encryption policy management.
The addition of multiple software encryption key slots provides greater security for users.
Eliminate data theft and liability risks: In the event a tape is lost or stolen, deleting the encryption key makes the information unreadable inside or outside of the company.