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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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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

The future of digital forensics
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series looks at the challenges investigators face when tackling the complexities of full disk encryption.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Detecting the use of TrueCrypt
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series looks at the clues that can point digital forensics investigators to evidence of TrueCrypt data encryption.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Secure internet routing
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This article in our Royal Holloway Information Security series assesses whether Resource Public Key Infrastructure can provide a framework for effective security.
Posted: 10 Apr 2014 | Published: 10 Apr 2014

ComputerWeekly.com

Holistic Data Protection Center
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: This rich virtual environment provides videos and a white paper discussing the vital need for optimal data management in all organizations worldwide.
Posted: 24 Feb 2014 | Premiered: 21 Feb 2014

CommVault Systems, Inc.

Privacy and Big Data
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from ISACA, a non-profit security association, lists 16 key questions companies need to answer when considering the privacy and governance aspects of big data.
Posted: 19 Aug 2013 | Published: 19 Aug 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Needle in a Datastack: The rise of big security data
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RESEARCH CONTENT: This research from McAfee investigates how well organisations are positioned to address the challenges of managing security in a world of ever increasing amounts and types of data.
Posted: 08 Jul 2013 | Published: 08 Jul 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Challenges With Data Protection in the Cloud
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
ANALYST BRIEF: This expert e-guide from SearchSecurity.com will help you discover the ways you can ensure better protection for your cloud-hosted data. Inside, you'll find out the major challenges involved with cloud security, as well as tips for protecting your intellectual property.
Posted: 12 Jun 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

Security University: Database Security Issues
sponsored by SearchSecurity.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: The start of many data security issues is, of course, the database. Here's a look at currently predominant types of database security vulnerabilities and how best to monitor database access to detect potential security incidents.
Posted: 10 Jun 2013 | Premiered: 10 Jun 2013

SearchSecurity.com

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.

Dell Data Protection
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: This exclusive video discusses a simple and flexible encryption solution that protects you data from the desktop to the cloud without impacting performance or productivity.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Premiered: Mar 13, 2014

Dell, 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

Data Security vs. Performance: Balancing Competing Requirements with New Encryption Capabilities
sponsored by SEPATON
EGUIDE: This e-guide elaborates on new features and benefits of backup and recovery and explains why they are especially critical in IT environments with large volumes of data.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 27 Aug 2013

SEPATON

Data Security and Privacy Concerns Pushed into the Spotlight
sponsored by GeoTrust, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this searchCompliance.com e-guide, uncover the core benefits data privacy programs, data protection strategies, and data-loss incident readiness plans have to offer and key steps for achieving them, with a particular focus placed on BYOD.
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

GeoTrust, Inc.

Rochester General Relies on MOVEit to Transfer Medical Records and Meet HIPAA/HITECH Compliance
sponsored by Ipswitch File Transfer
CASE STUDY: This two-page case study unveils the security solution Rochester General Hospital put in place to help them quickly, easily, and securely track file transfers while simultaneously complying all regulatory requirements.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

Ipswitch File Transfer

Global Deduplication: How it Works and Who Can Benefit
sponsored by Essextec
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explains how the limited scalability of source and target-based deduplication can lead to bottlenecks when large volumes of data are backed up. Learn how global deduplication can eliminate these bottlenecks through load balancing and get examples of these types of offerings in the marketplace.
Posted: 17 Jun 2013 | Published: 17 Jun 2013

Essextec
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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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