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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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com, the private email service offering revolutionary one-click PGP encryption, officially launches today at the Privacy Identity Innovation conference (pii2014) and already has over 20,000 requests for its subscription-based service.
However, there is a glaring drawback to the system as transmitting data via sound waves is very slow and Hanspach and Goetz's malware had a sluggish 20 bits-per-second transfer rate, which was still fast enough to transmit keystrokes, passwords, PGP encryption keys, and other small bursts of information.
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.
a global leader in enterprise data security and encryption solutions, has announced PGP(R) Command Line for IBM(R) zSeries(R) and IBM(R) iSeries(TM) to deliver proven PGP encryption to mainframe and mid-range platforms.
PGP Command Line builds on the PGP Universal[TM] Encryption Platform that enables customers to utilize the PGP "deploy-once" architecture regardless of the chosen PGP encryption application.
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.
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.
The PGP Encryption Platform reduces the complexities of protecting business data by enabling organizations to deploy and manage multiple encryption applications cost-effectively from a single management console.
Products based on dedicated hardware such as Xilinx FPGAs to break PGP encryption are faster, yet demanding the premium due to their steep prices starting in the $4,000 range.
The company's PGP encryption, authentication and VPN software business was buoyed by the US government's decision to relax encryption export controls.