Cipher, Encryption, Decryption, and Other Fun Things
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Cipher is the generic term used to describe a means of encrypting data. In addition, the term cipher can refer to the encrypted text itself. Encryption ciphers will use an algorithm, which is the complex mathematical calculation required to “scramble” the text, and a “key”. Knowledge of the key will allow the encrypted message to be de-crypted.
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Backup Terms Glossary
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Current glossary explains various terms that you may come across while working with Handy Backup or other backup software.
Handy Backup is a backup utility for Windows Servers and PCs that is famous for its flexibility and ease of use.
The glossary contains 219 terms. The current section Encryption contains 6 terms.
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