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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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Encryption Strategies: Decoded
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Find out exactly how and why in this white paper. Discover best practices for determining what data is most important and should be encrypted, learn exactly how encryption works and receive a checklist of three critical aspects of any encryption plan. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Iron Mountain

Next Generation Enterprise WAN DMVPN
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper that outlines steps for migrating from DMVPN to GET VPN, and learn about what benefits you stand to gain by doing so.
Posted: 11 Jul 2012 | Published: 11 Jul 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Simplify SSL Certificate Management Across the Enterprise
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Managing SSL Certificates has become a complex task especially for organizations with multiple locations, divisions and increasing Web-based services. In this resource, uncover a five (5) step guide to help you take control on SSL Certificates across the enterprise and key recommendations.
Posted: 07 May 2012 | Published: 07 May 2012

Symantec Corporation

Email Security- The IBE Architectural Advantage
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of securing business communication and how to overcome it. View now to explore the shortcomings of existing encryption solutions, key requirements for ubiquitous secure business communication, how Identity-based encryption (IBE) meets these requirements, and more.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Published: 05 Apr 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

Oracle Database 11g Release 2 High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Oracle Advanced Security provides transparent, standards-based security that protects data through data-at-rest encryption, network encryption, and strong authentication services.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Security in the Cloud Planning Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Security is a top concern for businesses looking to implement a cloud computing environment throughout their systems.  This white paper provides a comprehensive guide on building security in the cloud from the ground up so you can ensure your data and platforms are protected.
Posted: 23 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2011

Intel

Killing Data
sponsored by Voltage Security, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Traditional perimeter-based security controls are no longer effective as today’s threat landscape continues to evolve and cybercriminals become more skillful and advanced. This Forrester Research resource examines how encrypting data – both in motion and at rest – is a more effective way to keep up with determined cybercriminals.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

Voltage Security, Inc.

Understanding the Reasons Behind Data Loss Disasters
sponsored by Websense, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: While the importance of establishing the right IT systems and security policies have been expressed time and time again, a quick glance at the news headlines on data disasters reveal that not all organizations have a grasp on data leak protection. View this paper to explore some data loss incidents and the key leassons learned.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 02 Feb 2012

Websense, Inc.

PCI DSS Compliance with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS is mandatory for any business that handles confidential cardholder data. Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall Module help with many parts of the PCI DSS specification, notably the web application firewall (WAF) requirements of section 6.6.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

How to choose a Certificate Authority
sponsored by VeriSign EMEA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper looks at the role of Certificate Authorities (CAs) in web security, including what measures a CA can take to promote trust in its certificates and the criteria to consider when choosing the best CA for the job.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

VeriSign EMEA

10 Tips for Managing Security in the Cloud
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: With the cloud’s dynamic nature, IT professionals are often wary about how effective data security is in this type of environment. This white paper outlines the top 10 considerations to keep in mind when managing security in the cloud to ensure your business is protected.
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

Dell, Inc. and Intel®

Implementing Tokenization Is Simpler Than You Think
sponsored by First Data Corporation
WHITE PAPER: A surprisingly simple service-based approach makes implementing end-to-end encryption and tokenization in your payment environment simpler than you might think. In this white paper, learn about the 4 potential activities for a merchant to do in order to add the benefit of these technologies in a service-based scenario.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

First Data Corporation

Oracle Advanced Security with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Oracle Advanced Security provides transparent, standards-based security that protects data through data-at-rest encryption, network encryption, and strong authentication services.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for Siebel Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their Siebel Applications deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for PeopleSoft Applications
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their PeopleSoft application deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

7 Reasons Businesses are Shifting to Cloud Backup
sponsored by CoreVault
WHITE PAPER: Managing data has become one of the most important and complex IT challenges for businesses of all sizes. For many businesses, the best solution to these complex challenges is a simple one: Manage backup in the cloud. Check out this paper for the top seven reasons businesses are switching to cloud backup.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

CoreVault

Spectra Libraries with BlueScale Encryption
sponsored by Spectra Logic Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Spectra Logic offers the only truly integrated encryption option for data backed up to tape and other removable media: BlueScale Encryption. Continue reading to learn how encryption and key management is easy to implement with Spectra T-Series libraries.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

Spectra Logic Corporation

2010 Annual Study: U.S. Enterprise Encryption Trends
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This survey addresses the maturity of an organization’s IT security and data protection program, how encryption is used in organizations, encryption features organizations consider most important, and much more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Delivering applications anywhere, anytime with maximum security and control over data
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: Information security continues to be a significant challenge for enterprises. This whitepaper reviews the security challenges associated with traditional application deployment, management and application security and benefits of delivering applications on demand with Citrix XenApp
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Citrix

Integrating Information Labeling and Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
sponsored by TITUS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of content protection and user acceptance of content protection technology. It provides an overview of Microsoft's Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and its integration with Titus' Document Classification and Message Classification product suites.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 12 Nov 2010

TITUS

Best Practices in Data Protection: Encryption, Key Management and Tokenization
sponsored by nuBridges, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Protecting sensitive and business-critical data is essential to a company’s reputation, profitability and business objectives. This white paper describes best practices in encryption, key management and tokenization and how an integrated, multi-level solution can effectively meet these best practices.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 12 Oct 2010

nuBridges, Inc.

The Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform for the Enterprise
sponsored by Mezeo Software
WHITE PAPER: Cloud storage reduces the cost of storing less critical files, automating business processes and providing ubiquitous access to employees globally. The deployable Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform is an enterprise-class solution ideal for organizations looking to implement private clouds.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

Mezeo Software

The Evolution of Data Loss Prevention: Reducing Complexity
sponsored by BlueCoat
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, organizations have come to recognize the critical importance of safeguarding sensitive information. Read this white paper to discover the important role Data Loss Prevention (DLP) plays in maintaining the security of sensitive data.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

BlueCoat

Data Encryption 101: A Pragmatic Approach to PCI Compliance
sponsored by Prime Factors, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this paper is to help you understand which specific security technologies and implementation models are appropriate, but first, let’s get a clear picture of what needs to be accomplished. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Prime Factors, Inc.

Five Best Practices for Protecting Backup Data
sponsored by Iron Mountain.
WHITE PAPER: Backup encryption should be a key element in any security strategy. To achieve that goal, corporations should follow five best practices. This paper details them.
Posted: 30 Jun 2010 | Published: 30 Jun 2010

Iron Mountain.
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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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