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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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eGuide: Expert Tips for Deploying Secure Messaging Technologies
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
WHITE PAPER: This eGuide discusses the critical importance of securing these messaging systems and looks at various methods for protecting the information that is transmitted via these technologies.
Posted: 24 Oct 2008 | Published: 22 Oct 2008

SearchSecurity.com

Faster Application Development via Improved Database Change Management
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Embarcadero® Change Manager™ puts the power of change tracking, schema comparison, software-generated synchronization scripts, and flexible reporting into the hands of the development team.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

7 Requirements of Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This report provides a clear understanding of the capabilities a successful data loss prevention solution must deliver. It also incorporates insight into the capabilities that companies require from their solution.
Posted: 10 Mar 2009 | Published: 10 Mar 2009

Symantec Corporation

Improving Regulatory Compliance with Encryption
sponsored by Utimaco Safeware
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the role that encryption plays in minimizing your company's risk and helps IT directors, security officers, and executives meet confidentiality mandates and satisfy legal requirements within particular geographic regions.
Posted: 02 Feb 2009 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Utimaco Safeware

SQL Server 2008: What to Expect
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 has many great new features that will allow you to develop higher performing, more scalable next-generation applications using more than just relational data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

Expert eBook: Encryption: Properly Securing Your Valuable Data
sponsored by Information Security Magazine
WHITE PAPER: Check out this expert eBook and learn about best practices and techniques for protecting your company's data with encryption technology.
Posted: 28 Oct 2008 | Published: 28 Oct 2008

Information Security Magazine

Securing Data Stored on Tape with Encryption: How to Choose the Right Encryption Key Management Solution
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Q-EKM software, is designed to generate and communicate encryption keys and it is a proven, easy-to-use, library-managed encryption solution designed to protect sensitive data throughout the enterprise.
Posted: 23 Oct 2008 | Published: 23 Oct 2008

Quantum Corporation

Controlling High Fraud Risk of International Transactions iovation Reputation Services
sponsored by iovation, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Iovation has pioneered a technology for online fraud screening. This white paper examines how e-Commerce businesses can fight online fraud without turning away business based on the geographic locations of customers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 May 2007

iovation, Inc.

Wireless Networking: Five Questions to Start With
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper answers five questions about wireless networking, allowing you and your employees to stay connected to your company's information resources virtually anytime, anywhere.
Posted: 10 Oct 2008 | Published: 10 Oct 2008

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Stopping data leakage: Exploiting your existing security investment
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives practical guidance on how to use current investments in IT security technologies at the gateway and endpoint to support a high-profile acceptable use policy for data leakage prevention, and describes where new investments should be made.
Posted: 01 Oct 2008 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

Sophos, Inc.

The New Encryption Generation: Closing the Gap
sponsored by CREDANT Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the limitations of first-generation encryption processes that often deliver less-than-promised performance, spur user resistance, conflict with operational infrastructure and process requirements.
Posted: 23 Sep 2008 | Published: 23 Sep 2008

CREDANT Technologies

eGuide: Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity - Minimize Customer Business Impact While Realizing Services Profits Today
sponsored by Zenith Infotech
WHITE PAPER: This is a comprehensive guide that identifies important steps to be taken with customers to determine business impact and establish a solid disaster recovery plan that minimizes business down time.
Posted: 20 Sep 2008 | Published: 24 Sep 2008

Zenith Infotech

Zmanda Recovery Manager: Guide to MySQL Backup & Recovery
sponsored by Zmanda Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper introduces you to the Zmanda Recovery Manager (ZRM) for MySQL version 2.1. ZRM is a comprehensive, certified, mission-critical enterprise backup and recovery solution designed to protect MySQL databases.
Posted: 09 Jul 2008 | Published: 08 Jul 2008

Zmanda Inc.

Mobile NAC: Protecting Network Security by Protecting Mobile Endpoints
sponsored by Fiberlink Communications
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses a new approach to Network Access Control that overcomes both of these shortcomings of conventional NAC products.
Posted: 05 Jun 2008 | Published: 05 Jun 2008

Fiberlink Communications

Eliminating Security Trade-Offs with Cross-Platform Server Isolation
sponsored by Apani
WHITE PAPER: This paper will examine the challenges of using network firewalls and VLANs for security within the corporate network and introduce the many advantages of cross-platform server isolation as an alternative in protecting servers.
Posted: 18 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Feb 2008

Apani

Best Practices for Securing Exchange Email When Using a Hosted Email Solution
sponsored by USA.NET, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For SMBs and large enterprises seeking secure, affordable Exchange email hosting, USA.NET offers a comprehensive blend of best security practices and best-of-breed technology.
Posted: 14 Feb 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

USA.NET, Inc.

Encryption Key Management: A Technical White Paper
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Securing data from unauthorized access is a critical issue for businesses in all industries. Regulatory compliance and customer loyalty all depend on keeping sensitive information safe and secure. Businesses must take steps to improve data confidentiality and integrity.
Posted: 29 Jan 2008 | Published: 01 Oct 2007

Quantum Corporation

New eGuide: How to Fully Protect Your Storage Environment
sponsored by Quantum Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Storage systems are severely susceptible to attack and it is time for organizations to rethink their security tactics. Read this eGuide to learn about concepts regarding storage security and solutions like encryption that can help defend against attack.
Posted: 28 Jan 2008 | Published: 28 Jan 2008

Quantum Corporation

Securing Data at Rest White Paper: An Enterprise Strategy for Data Encryption and Key Management
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews today's enterprise data-at-rest privacy/security landscape and examines challenges of enterprise encryption and key management.
Posted: 13 Dec 2007 | Published: 01 Oct 2007


Drive Disposal Best Practices: Guidelines for Removing Sensitive Data Prior to Drive Disposal
sponsored by Seagate Technology
WHITE PAPER: When a hard drive is disposed, many times, the data is not fully removed - leading to serious consequences. This white paper provides guidelines and best practices to assist you in properly removing data on your hard drives prior to their disposal.
Posted: 13 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Nov 2007

Seagate Technology

Examining SSL-encrypted Communications
sponsored by Netronome Systems
WHITE PAPER: SSL-encrypted communications have enabled a variety of secure, web-based communications and online transactions. This paper explores the drivers behind the increase in SSL usage and the methods used to confront the security challenges that SSL creates.
Posted: 26 Oct 2007 | Published: 16 Oct 2007

Netronome Systems

Who's Reading Your Old Disk Drives? Mitigating Risk and Liability through Data Eradication
sponsored by PeakData Services, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: One area that is often overlooked when protecting an organization's data is the security of data stored on magnetic disk. This white paper discusses the various options available for ensuring the protection of information stored on disk.
Posted: 10 Sep 2007 | Published: 10 Sep 2007

PeakData Services, Inc.

Secure File Transfer in the Era of Compliance
sponsored by Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
WHITE PAPER: Regulatory compliance mandates are forcing organizations to document all their business processes. This white paper outlines a new class of file transfer solutions, which provide secure and reliable exchange of business information.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 30 Jul 2007

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

Best Practices for Securing Your Wireless LAN
sponsored by AirMagnet
WHITE PAPER: This paper details real-world best practices needed to deploy and maintain a secure wireless network. Download this paper and learn how to effectively secure your wireless LAN by monitoring for a broad set of wireless attacks and intrusion techniques.
Posted: 14 Jun 2007 | Published: 14 Jun 2007

AirMagnet

Reduce the Risk of Costly Data Breaches: Three Pillars of Data Protection
sponsored by Iron Mountain
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper to learn about the elements beyond PC encryption that are necessary for a complete data protection solution and how Iron Mountain Digital's solutions address the three pillars of data protection.
Posted: 21 Feb 2007 | Published: 21 Feb 2007

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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