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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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How to Protect Unstructured Data
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a data protection model that is used to control unstructured data by identifying and applying policy-based controls over the data's lifecycle.
Posted: 26 Sep 2014 | Published: 26 Sep 2014

Digital Guardian

Balancing Data Protection and Compliance in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a cloud-based solution that helps organizations stick to compliance requirements, and offers reliable data protection in the cloud.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

CipherCloud

When 'Secure enough' isn't enough
sponsored by Imation Corp.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the reason why compliance alone may not be enough to provide the security you need, in order to prevent data breaches from occurring.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 01 Feb 2013

Imation Corp.

The Future of Data Security: A Zero Trust Approach
sponsored by Digital Guardian
WHITE PAPER: This report reveals where data security strategies are heading in the future, and how traditional approaches are no longer making the cut.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 05 Jun 2014

Digital Guardian

English and French Collaboration Opens Education Cloud Portal to Many Countries
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on a UK educational organization who strives to create a secure portal in the cloud, compatible with global partners in order to access educational tools.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

CipherCloud

The 10-Minute Guide to Securing Email in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, discover a cloud encryption solution that caters to email security.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

CipherCloud

Securing Data at Rest with Encryption
sponsored by Amazon Web Services and Intel
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of various methods for encrypting data at rest in Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Posted: 02 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Amazon Web Services and Intel

Why and How You Should Use a VPN
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This resource explains why VPNs are instrumental in eliminating the risk of public wired and wireless connections; how to use VPN at home and on the go; and how to choose a VPN provider.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Global Knowledge

Fundamentals of the PKI Infrastructure
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This article reviews the basics of PKI, which increases data security through the use of advanced access methods and ensures that the authenticity of the data flow is preserved.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Global Knowledge

Seven Keys to Securing Your Growing Business
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a cloud-based security solution that gives you complete control from one console—available from any computer with browser from anywhere.
Posted: 01 Jul 2014 | Published: 01 Oct 2013

Sophos, Inc.

Developing Your Authentication Strategy
sponsored by i-Sprint Innovations
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers advice for protecting your data with several authentication strategies.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

i-Sprint Innovations

Industry Perspectives: The Impact of HIPAA and HITECH
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper features a set of solutions that address not only compliance concerns, but the overarching risk potential in today's healthcare environments.
Posted: 24 Apr 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

Symantec Corporation

Three Key Steps to Achieving Mobile Security Harmony
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In order to protect sensitive data, you'll need to take special care to ensure that you are implementing the robust controls needed to prevent both unintentional loss and malicious theft. Read this informative whitepaper in order to learn how to choose and implement data security controls effectively.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Published: 10 Jun 2013

IBM

How Controlling Access to Privileged Accounts Can Keep Insider Threat from Hurting Your Bottom Line
sponsored by BeyondTrust Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access control is a necessity. Read this paper to identify a line of identity and access solutions that address these problems inside the perimeter and, ultimately, your enterprise's bottom line and reputation.
Posted: 24 Jul 2014 | Published: 16 Feb 2009

BeyondTrust Corporation

Cover Your SaaS!
sponsored by BitGlass
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the top 5 cloud security solutions to invest in to best protect your virtualized assets.
Posted: 17 Jun 2014 | Published: 17 Jun 2014


A Comprehensive Guide to Encryption Technology Approaches
sponsored by Vormetric
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights 11 encryption technologies and offers key questions to help you choose the right solution for your business needs.
Posted: 11 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Vormetric

The Legal Obligations for Encryption of Personal Data in United States, Europe, Asia and Australia
sponsored by Vormetric
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines the global legal obligations and financial services laws that require data encryption.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 May 2014

Vormetric

Secure Access and Continuity in a Virtualized and BYOD World
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This business whitepaper focuses on the challenges facing midsize businesses who are looking to provide business continuity and minimized downtime. It also highlights the benefits of HP Just Right IT secure access and business continuity solutions.
Posted: 06 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

6 Ways to Enhance Security in AWS
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn why Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a leading cloud service, with a strong partnership with a security provider that provides 6 additional security enhancements to better protect data.
Posted: 05 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Acronis Backup & Recovery® 11.5 for Workstation
sponsored by Acronis
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet highlights the benefits of a backup solution for built for laptops and desktops.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Acronis

A Full-Service Network With Secure, Encrypted Communications
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this guide, discover how to design a full-service network with secure, encrypted communications with VPN technology.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Dec 2013

Cisco Systems, Inc.

In Control at Layer 2: A Tectonic Shift in Network Security
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This crucial white paper discusses the shift of encryption within Layer 2, examining the drivers behind it and how you can best apply encryption to get the most protection for your critical data.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 15 Nov 2013

SafeNet, Inc.

Clearswift Government Communications 2.0
sponsored by Clearswift
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore the evolving trends in the public sector landscape, and what this means for information governance and security. Learn how crucial it is to prevent data leakage for the sake of regulations and citizens' trust.
Posted: 08 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Clearswift

Your Guide for Migrating from 1024-bit to Stronger SSL Certificate Key Lengths
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: As a proactive measure, the NIST has recommended that organizations eliminate 1024-bit RSA certificates in favor of stronger keys. Learn about the upcoming change in key lengths and find tips for managing your transition to using stronger certificates.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Published: 16 Oct 2013

Symantec Corporation

After a Thorough Search and Exhaustive Testing of Device Control Solutions, Greenwood Academies Trust Chooses Lumension®
sponsored by Lumension
WHITE PAPER: This case study focuses on one organization that implemented device control to better manage its sensitive data across all endpoints and removable devices without any worry.
Posted: 11 Oct 2013 | Published: 11 Oct 2013

Lumension
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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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