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...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader



Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Get basic

*New subscribers only

You can cancel any time.



€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.




90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

2 Yearly



Unlimited Access for 2 Years

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 5 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 5 years ago