Decryption

Decryption is a process of decoding encrypted data back to its original form using the same encryption method and most likely the same application used for encrypting. Decryption requires a password or a secret key - without it, it may be impossible to decrypt the data, now with encryption algorithms becoming stronger and stronger. Thus it is vitally important to remember a password.

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Backup Software Glossary

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 176 terms. The current section Encryption contains 4 terms.

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    “Public-key encryption is a special encryption method, employing two passwords instead of one. One is password is given out to public - it is used to...”

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