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en·cryp·tion

(en-krip'shŭn)
The scrambling of electronic information being stored and sent so that if someone wrongly receives such information it will not be readable.
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Townsend Security's virtualized encryption key manager, Alliance Key Manager Hosted HSM, allows enterprises to properly manage their encryption keys while meeting security requirements in less time and at a lower cost.
CA EKM automatically replicates encryption keys across a set of local and dispersed hosts via SSL-encrypted TCP/IP, so that keys can quickly and transparently be recovered in case of a disaster, hardware errors or a system outage.
CA has unveiled key-management software that helps automate the storage and distribution of encryption keys for multi-vendor tape encryption purposes.
The key management system (KMS) must support multiple levels of access to ensure that the encryption keys that protect secret and confidential data cannot be compromised.
Spectra TKLM is a robust encryption key manager that delivers a unified key management strategy to streamline encryption implementation.
Townsend Security's virtualized encryption key manager, Alliance Key Manager for VMware, allows enterprises to properly manage their encryption keys while meeting security requirements in less time and at a lower cost.
Unfortunately, multiple point encryption solutions, each with their own approach to encryption key management, increases management complexity and the risk of lost or stolen keys," said Dennis Hoffman, Vice President and General Manager, Data Security Group and Chief Strategy Officer, RSA, The Security Division of EMC.
Encryption keys would need to be protected and managed on the system(s)--a difficulty based on the number of hosts and their location(s).
Designed and built by Paul Kocher of Cryptography Research in San Francisco and his coworkers, the new code-cracking computer incorporates more than 1,000 integrated-circuit chips specifically configured for checking the strings of 56 binary digits that comprise DES encryption keys.
the leader in enterprise systems encryption and key management, today announced Vormetric Key Management, a single solution for central control of encryption keys on an enterprise scale.
Additionally, Key Connection for TrueCrypt for Windows enables organizations to meet PCI-DSS Section 3 encryption key management compliance when using TrueCrypt encryption.
An encrypted data session begins with an automatic encryption key exchange.