Tales from the encrypt

With many more people having access to a company's vital information at any one time, encrypting data in all its forms is necessary to ensure security, writes Gordon Smith

31st October, 2009

Now that we can take information anywhere on devices as small and portable as laptops, smartphones or USB keys, we're finally seeing the extent of the problem encryption technology was intended to solve.

The point has been driven firmly home by a succession of high-profile data breaches over the past two years, during which several prominent Irish companies and government agencies have had laptops or USB keys stolen, potential ly exposing confidential information in the...

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