from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The process of obscuring information to make it unreadable without special knowledge, key files, and/or passwords. May also apply to electronic signal, hard drive, message, document...
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the process of converting messages in ordinary language, or other information into a secret coded form that cannot be interpreted without knowing the secret method for interpretation, called the key.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the activity of converting data or information into code
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In fact I will use the term encryption, where quantum information is transformed in ways that an observer who lack the appropriate “key” is unable to cypher.
Another way to avoid data loss without using device or PC encryption is by using remote access technologies such as Citrix/Terminal Services.
The advantage of pen and paper is the built-in encryption, since nobody outside my closest relatives would be able to decrypt my handwriting ...
If you're encryption is strong, it doesn't matter who has access to the files.
It's raining too much here to check everything out but I think if you are a regular Dish customer, the encryption is off on PPV also.
Under the DMCA breaking any encryption is illegal no mater how thinly or easily the content can be decrypted ..
The purpose of encryption is to hide the contents from random unknown viewers (I do have an expectation of privacy).
This statement assumes that the only reason to use encryption is to commit copyright violations.
-- Why encryption is the way to go to secure your computer.
If you've got stuff you don't want strangers to see (or copy or steal), encryption is your friend.