Best encryption software for business in 2020: BitLocker, FileVault, Guardium, and more
When mass data collection and big data analysis exploded on the technology scene, security and encryption, unfortunately, took a back seat.
In a world where data breaches are commonplace -- involving everything from device theft to vulnerability exploitation and open AWS buckets exposed to the world -- businesses both large and small must now educate themselves and employ encryption software to enhance the data they have become controllers of.
Encryption can help protect information stored, received, and sent. Readable information is scrambled through the use of encryption keys, algorithms that can sort through this text and return it to a readable format. Today, the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) using 128- and 256-bit key lengths, the successor to DES, is in common use worldwide.
Posted on April 17, 2020