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Windows 7: Understanding Encryption What is Encryption?


02 Aug 2011   #1
JMH

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Understanding Encryption What is Encryption?

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Privacy and security are important issues. Encryption is tool that helps with the protection of personal and sensitive material. What defines encryption? How does it work? These questions are answered.

Defining Encryption
Encryption is a word that is associated with mystery and secrecy. It is tool that has been used to help protect information. Private messages, military strategies, and financial data are some examples of things that have utilized encryption. The simple definition of encryption describes it as a process that scrambles ordinary text or data into an illegible form. The recipient of the scrambled message
What is the Definition of Encryption? How Does Encryption Work?

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02 Aug 2011   #2

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I always thought when you typed in passwords they showed as stars so other people cant look over your shoulder and see it. I never thought of it being encrypted.
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