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Encryption Demystified

Posted on January 13, 2011 in Articles | by

Just hearing the word “encryption” can bring shudders to technology professionals, many of whom find themselves intimidated by this seemingly incomprehensible technology. Perhaps the term conjures up scenes from the movie A Beautiful Mind, in which the brilliant Princeton mathematician John Forbes Nash filled chalkboards with unintelligible mathematics in an attempt to break cryptographic ciphers. Fortunately, you don’t need a Ph.D. to understand applied cryptography. With a little basic background knowledge, you can use this powerful technology to protect confidential information.

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Published in BizTech Magazine on 01/13/11

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