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ALSO CALLED: File Encryption, Electronic Security, Database Encryption, Data-encryption, Data Encription, Data Base Encryption, Encryption, Encryption Security
DEFINITION: Hard-drive encryption is a technology that encrypts the data stored on a hard drive using sophisticated mathematical functions. Data on an encrypted hard drive cannot be read by anyone who does not have access to the appropriate key or password. This can help prevent access to data by unauthorized persons and provides a layer of security against hackers and other online threats.The concept of hard-drive  … 
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Remote Encryption Management SDK
sponsored by Intel
SOFTWARE DOWNLOAD: Remote Encryption Management Software Development Kit (SDK) provides the tools to allow FDE or software based encrypted hard drives to be unlocked remotely out of band using vPro. This allows computers with vPro and encrypted hard drives to be managed out-of-band. Learn more about this SDK and download your free copy today.
Posted: 10 Nov 2009 | Premiered: 21 Sep 2009


MegaCryption v6.2
sponsored by Advanced Software Products Group, Inc. (ASPG, Inc.)
TRIAL SOFTWARE: ASPG's latest enterprise encryption is designed for the prevention of data security breaches and securing data exchanged between business partners for z/OS, Windows, UNIX & Linux.
Posted: 06 Mar 2009 | Premiered: 06 Mar 2009

Advanced Software Products Group, Inc. (ASPG, Inc.)

sponsored by TrueCrypt Foundation
TRIAL SOFTWARE: Free open-source disk encryption software for Windows XP/2000/2003 and Linux.
Posted: 01 Dec 2006 | Premiered: 09 Mar 2007

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DATA ENCRYPTION DEFINITION (continued): …  encryption is simple enough. When a file is written to the drive, it is automatically encrypted by specialized software. When a file is read from the drive, the software automatically decrypts it while leaving all other data on the drive encrypted. The encryption and decryption processes are transparent to all common applications such as word processors, databases, spreadsheets or imaging programs. A computer equipped with hard-drive encryption appears, from the user's point of view, to function as any other computer would.Windows Vista Enterprise and Ultimate editions offer a hard-drive encryption … 
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