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March 07, 2019
Cryptographers at RSAC 2019 discussed personal data protection laws and challenges, future threats and the pressure for tech companies to work with law enforcement on decryption.
December 20, 2018
Quantum computing systems may not be powerful enough to break current encryption protocols, but McAfee CTO Steve Grobman says it will be tough to tell when that day arrives.
November 12, 2018
Researchers discover major manufacturers poorly implemented SSD encryption, allowing easy access to data, and Microsoft BitLocker made the issue worse.
October 03, 2018
Quantum computing threats are on the horizon, but DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA have teamed up to develop new quantum-proof digital certificates and remake the PKI industry.
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Encryption is the method by which information is converted into secret code that hides the information's true meaning. The science of encrypting and decrypting information is called cryptography. Continue Reading
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Choosing to encrypt confidential data with AES or DES encryption is an important cybersecurity matter. Learn about the important differences between AES and DES. Continue Reading
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