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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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Data Loss Prevention: RFP Technology Decisions
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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
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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

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

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
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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
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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
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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

Guarding Against a Data Breach
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover how modern enterprises should respond to growing security threats while balancing economic and organizational concerns.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

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

Kicking off an e-health revolution
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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

Microsoft Office 365: Strengthening Security, Compliance, and Control
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how third party enhancements focused on security, archiving, and encryption can provide more capable, granular services than Microsoft offers in Office 365.
Posted: 12 Jun 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

Mimecast

Cloud Encryption Handbook: Encryption Schemes and Their Relative Strengths and Weaknesses
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WHITE PAPER: This resource explains the benefits and tradeoffs of the different types of encryption strategies to help protect cloud data.
Posted: 03 Jun 2014 | Published: 03 Jun 2014

SkyHigh

The future of digital forensics
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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
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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

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

BitGlass

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.

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

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.
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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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