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  • cryptography

    Cryptography is a method of storing and transmitting data in a particular form so that only those for whom it is intended can read and process it. The term is most often associated with scrambling plaintext (ordinary text, sometimes referred to as cleartext) into ciphertext (a process called encryption), then back again (known as decryption). Continue Reading

  • data recovery agent (DRA)

    A data recovery agent (DRA) is a Microsoft Windows user who has been granted the right to decrypt data that was encrypted by other users. The assignment of DRA rights to an approved individual provides an IT department with a way to unlock encrypted data in case of an emergency. Continue Reading

  • CISSP practice test: Cryptography

    This CISSP practice test, which is a part of the CISSP Study Guide, will test your knowledge of cryptography and help you pass the CISSP exam. Continue Reading

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