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Maximize your SSD's lifespan with the right maintenance

Originally posted by Lincoln Spector at Pcworld

Flash RAM–the storage technology within SSDs–is immune to the violent disasters and wear-and-tear that can crash a hard drive. 388 more words

Three easy security apps to install and encrypt your Android communication (voice, chat, texts)

I will still keep TextSecure for the moment. It is still very secure and reliable, and I have been using it for more than a year now.

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In cryptography, a cipher (or cypher) is an algorithm for performing encryption or decryption—a series of well-defined steps that can be followed as a procedure. An alternative, less common term is encipherment. 250 more words


An Encryption Angle on the Clinton E-Mail Affair

Hillary Clinton’s problem with her e-mails are raising questions about judgment, honesty, and the security of her communications while Secretary of State. I’ll leave it for others to decide whether this is just a “bunch of hooey,” in a long string of ferocious “anti Clinton propaganda,” as… 719 more words


The Intercept | The Great SIM Heist: How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle | Full Story

AMERICAN AND BRITISH spies hacked into the internal computer network of the largest manufacturer of SIM cards in the world, stealing encryption keys used to protect the privacy of cellphone communications across the globe, according to top-secret documents provided to The Intercept by National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden. 5,484 more words

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Encrypt Stored Procedure & UDF

To encrypt a user-defined function or Stored procedure, simply add WITH ENCRYPTION to the CREATE FUNCTION or CREATE PROCEDURE statments.


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Connecticut bill requires insurers to encrypt personal data

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Insurance companies operating in Connecticut would be required to encrypt all personal information records they store under a bill that’s being offered by Senate Democrats. 120 more words