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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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Top Mobile Data Protection Best Practices
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EGUIDE: Mobile data protection is an extremely relevant topic in this day and age. With people now combining their work phones with their personal phones, important data is at risk in multiple ways. Check out this expert E-Guide and learn about the top five ways to secure your phone and make sure your personal and work information stays yours.
Posted: 09 Nov 2011 | Published: 09 Nov 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Best Practices for Mobile Data Protection
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide presents five essential best practices for securing employee-liable mobile devices and tablets that will allow you to safely embrace the trend toward using personal devices for business.
Posted: 01 Jun 2011 | Published: 01 Jun 2011

SearchSecurity.com

FAQ Guide: Tape Vaulting: Best practices to consider for offsite tape storage
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EGUIDE: In this FAQ Guide, David Chapa, senior analyst at the Enterprise Strategy Group, discusses some best practices for tape vaulting. Find out the costs of tape vaulting services, how offsite tape storage costs are determined, how to negotiate your SLAs, and whether or not you should encrypt your tapes before you ship them offsite.
Posted: 24 May 2011 | Published: 24 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Offsite Tape Vaulting: The Services You Need, When You Need Them
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DATA SHEET: At Iron Mountain, our goal is to provide you with capabilities — in addition to our Offsite Tape Vaulting service — that support your organization’s information management needs. Part of this commitment is providing the services and support that help you address specific data protection, disaster recovery or media management scenarios.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Case Study: Protection and Replication for Remote Data Sources
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CASE STUDY: Employees sometimes lose track of their laptops, either through misplacing them or through theft. One of the main concerns of IT was to protect vital business data on laptops, to prevent that data from falling into the wrong hands, and also to get the employee's system working again. Read this case study to learn one company's solution.
Posted: 16 May 2011 | Published: 16 May 2011

Iron Mountain

Expert Guide to Securing Emerging Endpoints
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EGUIDE: Encrypting enterprise laptops and other increasingly popular mobile devices is now common practice for users who store or interact with sensitive data. This expert e-guide takes an in-depth look at various data encryption methods and best practices for securing today’s emerging endpoints.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SearchSecurity.com

Data Deduplication technology: A Guide to Data Deduping and Backup
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide makes the case for data deduplication technology and outlines how it works, its advantages, different dedupe misconceptions and how it factors into disaster recovery strategies. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 29 Sep 2011 | Published: 29 Sep 2011

HP

E-Guide: Minimize enterprise data exposure inside and outside the organization
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EGUIDE: This expert e-guide provides data masking best practices and explains how to implement an effective strategy for reducing the risk of data exposure from inside and outside the organization.
Posted: 27 Sep 2011 | Published: 27 Sep 2011

IBM

Implementing Tokenization Is Simpler Than You Think
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WHITE PAPER: A surprisingly simple service-based approach makes implementing end-to-end encryption and tokenization in your payment environment simpler than you might think. In this white paper, learn about the 4 potential activities for a merchant to do in order to add the benefit of these technologies in a service-based scenario.
Posted: 15 Sep 2011 | Published: 15 Sep 2011

First Data Corporation

E-Guide: Align Data Protection with Business Importance
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EGUIDE: This SearchStorage.com E-Guide discusses the importance of protecting not just data but "use" of the associated information system, and outlines 4 capabilities needed for a better approach to data protection. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 25 Aug 2011 | Published: 25 Aug 2011

IBM

SQL Server Migration
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EGUIDE: This E-Guide explores some of the basic steps to ensure a successful migration, as well as the features you'll want to take advantage of right away and 3 key tips for making the process smoother. Uncover some of the less popular - but no less important - changes to the latest version of SQL Server.
Posted: 30 Jun 2011 | Published: 29 Jun 2011

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Oracle Advanced Security with Oracle Database 11g Release 2
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how Oracle Advanced Security provides transparent, standards-based security that protects data through data-at-rest encryption, network encryption, and strong authentication services.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 31 Oct 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for Siebel Applications
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their Siebel Applications deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database - The best choice for PeopleSoft Applications
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the business and technology reasons behind customers' continued choice of Oracle Database for their PeopleSoft application deployments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2011 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

Oracle Corporation

Boost Cloud Security with Intel® AES-NI
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VIDEO: Including Intel® AES-NI in your cloud strategy reduces code size, execution cycles, and vulnerability to attacks while boosting performance.
Posted: 07 Apr 2011 | Premiered: 10 Mar 2011

Intel

7 Reasons Businesses are Shifting to Cloud Backup
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WHITE PAPER: Managing data has become one of the most important and complex IT challenges for businesses of all sizes. For many businesses, the best solution to these complex challenges is a simple one: Manage backup in the cloud. Check out this paper for the top seven reasons businesses are switching to cloud backup.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 04 Apr 2011

CoreVault

Spectra Libraries with BlueScale Encryption
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WHITE PAPER: Spectra Logic offers the only truly integrated encryption option for data backed up to tape and other removable media: BlueScale Encryption. Continue reading to learn how encryption and key management is easy to implement with Spectra T-Series libraries.
Posted: 02 Mar 2011 | Published: 02 Mar 2011

Spectra Logic Corporation

Cloud-Based Data Protection
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DATA SHEET: To cope with growing data protection challenges, organizations are turning to cloud-based data protection for relief. Organizations are discovering that the sooner cloud-based data protection appears in their processes, the greater the benefits.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Iron Mountain

Online Server Data Protection: A Fully Managed Cloud Service
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DATA SHEET: Reliable backup and recovery are critical to today's information-driven business. Combining proven disk and online technologies, Iron Mountain's LiveVault radically simplifies the protection of all your company's servers.
Posted: 28 Jan 2011 | Published: 28 Jan 2011

Iron Mountain

2010 Annual Study: U.S. Enterprise Encryption Trends
sponsored by Symantec Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This survey addresses the maturity of an organization’s IT security and data protection program, how encryption is used in organizations, encryption features organizations consider most important, and much more.
Posted: 03 Dec 2010 | Published: 03 Dec 2010

Symantec Corporation

Delivering applications anywhere, anytime with maximum security and control over data
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WHITE PAPER: Information security continues to be a significant challenge for enterprises. This whitepaper reviews the security challenges associated with traditional application deployment, management and application security and benefits of delivering applications on demand with Citrix XenApp
Posted: 16 Nov 2010 | Published: 16 Nov 2010

Citrix

Integrating Information Labeling and Microsoft Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the challenges of content protection and user acceptance of content protection technology. It provides an overview of Microsoft's Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS) and its integration with Titus' Document Classification and Message Classification product suites.
Posted: 12 Nov 2010 | Published: 12 Nov 2010

TITUS

Best Practices in Data Protection: Encryption, Key Management and Tokenization
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WHITE PAPER: Protecting sensitive and business-critical data is essential to a company’s reputation, profitability and business objectives. This white paper describes best practices in encryption, key management and tokenization and how an integrated, multi-level solution can effectively meet these best practices.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 12 Oct 2010

nuBridges, Inc.

The Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform for the Enterprise
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WHITE PAPER: Cloud storage reduces the cost of storing less critical files, automating business processes and providing ubiquitous access to employees globally. The deployable Mezeo Cloud Storage Platform is an enterprise-class solution ideal for organizations looking to implement private clouds.
Posted: 21 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

Mezeo Software

The Evolution of Data Loss Prevention: Reducing Complexity
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WHITE PAPER: In recent years, organizations have come to recognize the critical importance of safeguarding sensitive information. Read this white paper to discover the important role Data Loss Prevention (DLP) plays in maintaining the security of sensitive data.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

BlueCoat
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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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