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DEFINITION: Encryption is the conversion of data into a form, called a ciphertext, that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized people. Decryption is the process of converting encrypted data back into its original form, so it can be understood.The use of encryption/decryption is as old as the art of communication. In wartime, a cipher, often incorrectly called a code, can be employed to keep the enemy from  … 
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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

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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

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TrueCrypt
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): …  obtaining the contents of transmissions. (Technically, a code is a means of representing a signal without the intent of keeping it secret; examples are Morse code and ASCII.) Simple ciphers include the substitution of letters for numbers, the rotation of letters in the alphabet, and the "scrambling" of voice signals by inverting the sideband frequencies. More complex ciphers work according to sophisticated computer algorithms that rearrange the data bits in digital signals.In order to easily recover the contents of an encrypted signal, the correct decryption key is required. The key is an algorithm … 
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