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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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Maximize Data Security with Encryption and Key Management
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores a comprehensive approach to protecting the digital and traditional information that your enterprise collects and utilizes, based on 5 best practices for data security laid out by IBM.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Own and Manage Your Encryption Keys
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the importance of data encryption, the vulnerabilities of third-party encryption, the necessity of encryption key ownership, and how all of it affects the security of your company's data stored in the cloud.
Posted: 29 Jan 2015 | Published: 06 Nov 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

SSL Offloading and Acceleration in Virtualized Environments
sponsored by Array Networks
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out how you can ensure high performance in both virtualized cloud and data center environments.
Posted: 26 Jan 2015 | Published: 26 Jan 2015

Array Networks

Infographic: Data Traffic Security is a Mess
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This infographic visually displays the sobering results of a recent survey on what are IT decision makers doing to secure and segment their sensitive data traffic.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 09 Jan 2015

Certes Networks

A Smarter Approach to Network Encryption
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how enterprises can make network encryption easier to set up and manage, as well as transparent to network and application performance and behavior.
Posted: 09 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

The Current Chaotic State of Data Traffic Security
sponsored by Certes Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the results of a survey of more than 6 million IT professionals that aimed to discover how companies across the globe handle data in motion and other IT security issues. The results made one thing apparent: Data traffic encryption is a mess.
Posted: 06 Jan 2015 | Published: 16 Dec 2014

Certes Networks

Hardware Security Module (HSM) Product Brief
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper introduces SafeNet's Luna SA, made for enterprises requiring strong cryptographic security for paper-to-digital initiatives, digital signatures, DNSSEC, hardware key storage, transactional acceleration, certificate signing, code or document signing, bulk key generation, data encryption, and more.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 09 Apr 2013

SafeNet, Inc.

A Centralized Key Management Solution for Your Enterprise's Security Needs
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper introduces SafeNet KeySecure: A single, centralized platform for managing cryptographic content (keys and related data) and applications, capable of running in on premise, cloud, or hybrid environments.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 18 Jul 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Protect Your Sensitive Data Without Weighting Down Your Networks
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
PRODUCT OVERVIEW: This white paper introduces SafeNet's Network Encryption and Isolation solutions, which ensure data confidentiality and infrastructure isolation for your networks without impacting day-to-day operations, whether in traditional data centers or in the cloud.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Top 5 Facts to Know About Data Protection from SafeNet
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic showcases 5 facts about SafeNet, a leading provider of data protection solutions. View now to learn about the protection that SafeNet could bring to your organization's sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

eBook: How to Secure a Data Breach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book describes what the future of data breaches will look like for organizations around the world, and lists the three major steps that all enterprises need to take in order to protect their sensitive data.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Sensitive Data Is Everywhere, So Data Protection Should Be, Too
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This infographic helps you to think about where your data and keys are located and who has access to them, and also presents one company's data protection portfolio, which provides persistent protection of sensitive information at all critical points in its lifecycle.
Posted: 15 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

A New Security Reality: The Secure Breach
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains why our focus needs to shift from preventing breaches to accepting that they're inevitable, and aiming to ensure that when a breach does occur, critical data remains secure.
Posted: 12 Dec 2014 | Published: 24 Apr 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

Self-Encrypting Drives
sponsored by Micron Technology
WHITE PAPER: This white paper expalins encryption and different encryption processes.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Micron Technology

Encrypt Your Virtual and Cloud-Based Data Centers with SafeNet ProtectV
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces a solution that offers persistent, secured storage for structured and unstructured data, wherever it resides.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2013

SafeNet, Inc.

Securing the Path to Consolidation in Today's Data Center
sponsored by SafeNet, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how multi-layer encryption and centralized key management can enable enterprises to accelerate cloud, virtualization, and data center consolidation initiatives, while retaining the controls they need to protect sensitive data and adhere to internal and external compliance regulations.
Posted: 11 Dec 2014 | Published: 11 Dec 2014

SafeNet, Inc.

A Cheat Sheet for Comparing Cloud Encryption Schemes
sponsored by SkyHigh
WHITE PAPER: This cheat sheet provides an overview of cloud encryption schemes and their relative strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 12 Nov 2014 | Published: 12 Nov 2014

SkyHigh

Enterprise Endpoint Backup: Automatic Backup Solution
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to find out about the single, scalable, cross-platform solution for enterprise endpoint backup that Genentech implemented to give them peace of mind.
Posted: 08 Oct 2014 | Published: 08 Oct 2014

Code42

It's 2014... Do You Know Where Your Data Is?
sponsored by CipherCloud
WEBCAST: This webcast takes a look at trends in the cloud that are seen across various types of industries, and specifically points out the growing importance of cloud security.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: Sep 25, 2014

CipherCloud

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

How Effective is Cloud-Provided Encryption?
sponsored by CipherCloud
RESOURCE: This blog post points out the issues surrounding cloud-provided encryption, and outlines why not all solutions are created equal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

CipherCloud

Addressing HIPAA privacy compliance on hospital wireless networks
sponsored by Absolute Software
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide, discover how CIOs can cope with strict HIPAA compliance regulations, and access the 7 trends in mobile device security that helps keep health care data safe and secure.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

Absolute Software

Data Loss Prevention: Decision Time
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: RFP Technology Decisions
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com

Data Loss Prevention: From Business Problem to Technical Solution
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
EBOOK: This expert IT decisions checklist examines the crucial role that data loss prevention systems play in today's organizations' security strategies. Read on and also find out which critical questions you need to ask when looking for a solution.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 25 Sep 2014

SearchSecurity.com
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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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