The Secrets of Laptop Encryption

    Date11 Apr 2007
    CategoryCryptography
    7096
    Posted ByBill Keys
    To maximize the effectiveness of encryption in providing effective security assurance solutions, organizations must deploy it as part of a defense-in-depth security stance. Like any technology, encryption is plagued with pitfalls, mistakes, and traps that could easily provide an organization with a false sense of confidence in its security, while still allowing attackers to easily compromise the organization

    The general mathematics behind an encryption algorithm is fairly straightforward. At first glance, writing algorithms seems to be very easy to do. In reality, writing secure algorithms is extremely difficult. The details of how the algorithm is assembled play an important role in its effectiveness.

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