Encryption

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The translation of data into a secret code. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. To read an encrypted file, you must have access to a secret key or password that enables you to decrypt it.

There are two main types of encryption: asymmetric encryption (also called public-key encryption) and symmetric encryption.

See also

Data Encryption Compression

Secure Operation

Softwares

Disk Encryption SecurStar GmbH