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pretty good privacy

adjective Referring to popular low-cost encryption tools and algorithms for sending, receiving and storing secure email, including digital signatures.

pretty good privacy

Informatics adjective Referring to popular low-cost encryption tool for sending, receiving and storing secure email, including digital signatures. See Public key infrastructure.
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Those keys are generated by third party companies that support PGP encryption.
With PGP Command Line for mainframes, businesses now have the flexibility to address security needs with PGP encryption throughout their organization-no matter where the data originates or where it is stored.
The product is designed to offload the hassle of encrypting and signing email from the client to the network, making PGP encryption virtually transparent to the end user.
None of the tax preparation software vendors I have contacted have been willing to state that they support using either PGP encryption or the built-in Windows 2000 or 2003 Encrypted file system.
A mail virus scanner and a PGP encryption tool for e-mail are also part of the system.
Users right-click on the file, select PGP Encryption, enter a pass-word, and the file is encrypted.
0, an encryption solution for the retail market based on the industry standard and award-winning PGP encryption technology that contains 128-bit security and a personal firewall to protect individual computers from hackers.
It will also allow computer and network users, including those who use the Internet, much more freedom to build and exchange their own solutions to these problems, such as the freely available PGP encryption program.
In addition, sensitive files exchanged with other systems, such as BASE24 refresh or extract files, can be protected by PGP encryption or they can be processed directly via secure SFTP/SSH file transfer, eliminating any intermediate storage on the BASE24 host.
Now, with Symantec's PGP encryption technology, DOCOMO customers can ensure that their data is safe no matter where the computer goes missing, and even if the thief knows the user's password.
The company's PGP encryption, authentication and VPN software business was buoyed by the US government's decision to relax encryption export controls.
We really like the fact that Cornerstone MFT has unique functionality such as collaboration and PGP encryption on-the-fly.