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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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The Story Behind The PCI Data Security Standard 3.0
sponsored by CDW Corporation
WEBCAST: This webcast reveals how PCI DSS has changed and several ways to manage compliance.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Premiered: May 30, 2014

CDW Corporation

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

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 to keep in mind that not all solutions are created equal.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Jul 2014

CipherCloud

3 Threats to Cloud Data, and How to Address Them
sponsored by CipherCloud
RESOURCE: In this resource, uncover the three major threats to cloud computing according to the Cloud Security Alliance, and learn about the best ways to protect your organization against malicious threats.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 03 Jul 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

Mutual Fund Giant Securely Encrypts Multiple Customer Applications in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
CASE STUDY: This case study features a Boston-based investment services company, and reveals how they made the switch to cloud applications successfully.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 23 Sep 2014

CipherCloud

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

Australian Insurance Provider Securely Launches Customer Web Services in the Cloud
sponsored by CipherCloud
CASE STUDY: This case study features Australia's largest provider of private health insurance, and describes their use of Salesforce as the cloud-based platform to house its phone and web-based healthcare services.
Posted: 22 Sep 2014 | Published: 22 Sep 2014

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

The Key to Ensuring Endpoint Data Privacy in the Cloud
sponsored by Druva Software
WEBCAST: This webcast provides encryption key management schemes, designed for the cloud so your organization is ensured endpoint data privacy in the cloud. Watch now and also find out key considerations for selecting cloud backup.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Premiered: Aug 14, 2014

Druva Software

Managing BitLocker With SafeGuard Enterprise
sponsored by Sophos, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper highlights a unified tool to manage device encryption, compliance and Microsoft BitLocker, no matter where your organization's data is stored. Don't limit your encryption to full-disk; let your users take your data with them and know that it will be protected wherever they go. Read on now to learn more.
Posted: 08 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

Sophos, Inc.

Kicking off an e-health revolution
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
EGUIDE: It has been hailed as the next big thing for many years but, it is fair to say, e-health has failed to fulfill its potential. Issues around cost, ease of use and privacy have held back its adoption. Now, find out how Telefonica hopes to kick start the e-health revolution.
Posted: 21 Jul 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Your Guide to the Biggest Security Trends of 2014
sponsored by CDW Corporation
EGUIDE: This guide discusses the security-related trends that you need to know about in 2014.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

CDW Corporation

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

All Flash Array Data Services Software Teaser
sponsored by Violin Memory
WEBCAST: Watch the following teaser to learn more about a new software storage solution and its benefits, including flexible and powerful business continuity, data efficiency technologies, data protection features, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 11, 2014

Violin Memory

Eric Herzog Presents New Enterprise Data Services Software
sponsored by Violin Memory
WEBCAST: Watch this webcast to learn and utilize new economic opportunities. Take advantage of the many benefits that come with this storage solution, including business continuance, data efficiency, data scaling, data protection, and more.
Posted: 07 Jul 2014 | Premiered: Jun 24, 2014

Violin Memory

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.

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

What's New in Symantec Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
DATA SHEET: This data sheet gives you access to over 9 reasons why you should upgrade your software that focuses on data loss prevention.
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

Symantec 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

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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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