pretty good privacy


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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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PRETTY GOOD PRIVACY (PGP): Message encryption code widely used in e-mail.
The technology was licensed from Network Associates Inc's Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) unit.
Another would make the mere possession of encryption software that doesn't contain key recovery features (such as the readily available Pretty Good Privacy programs) a criminal offense.
PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy - a considerable understatement.
The Pretty Good Privacy encryption program has been published on the Internet.
Securing VoIP will become a very serious concern for all of us very quickly," said Phil Zimmermann, the inventor of the Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) email encryption software package (http://philzimmermann.
IN 1991 PHIL ZIMMERMAN DEVELoped a software program called Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), designed to shield electronic information from prying eyes, and gave it away for free.
Richard also started the European operations for Pretty Good Privacy (PGP).
Wessels also has held several senior-level director and managerial roles at Pretty Good Privacy, Novell, Sun Microsystems and Motorola.
2, Forum extends this capability to non-XML legacy data by providing the first integrated Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) security and acceleration solution in an appliance.
Dunkelberger also served as president and CEO of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), a supplier of e-security software to 3 million customers worldwide, which was acquired by Network Associates.