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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.


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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Your encryption processes need to support secure storage of copies of keys--away from the data they encrypted.
For most of the post-World War II era, the government didn't need a general policy on encryption.
ai/arms-trafficker) that asks web-surfers an international arms dealer" by clicking on a three-line encryption program he that then sends it over the Internet to the Caribbean island of Anguilla where he resides.
The basic idea of key-based encryption means that a block, file or other unit of data is scrambled in a way so that the original information is hidden within a level of encryption.
com team does have it right that encryption policy is a hot issue - and likely to remain one, as governments everywhere grapple with the prospect of losing the ability to snoop into citizens' private communications and data at will.
It's an invitation for law enforcement agencies (including tax collectors) to monitor anyone who uses encryption.
Securing the Tape Library: Implementing data protection at the tape library would add encryption to the media management and compression capabilities available in most libraries.
As a result, software makers have not developed the strongest possible encryption programs for the general public because they won't write separate programs for domestic and foreign customers.
Additional safeguards should be reviewed to further enhance data integrity and confidentiality--namely, stored data authentication and encryption.
By criminalizing messages in cyberspace that would, in print, never attract a second look from prosecutors, Washington's language cops have ignored a tool that could empower people to protect themselves from materials they dislike: data encryption.

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