This Week: Explaining Security Terms
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This Week: Explaining Security Terms

If you've been an IT, even for just a hot minute, you know there's a ton of terminology — and that's before you even drill down into specific areas of IT like networking and security. Speaking of which, this week on the blog we took a look at some common security terms that might not be as easily understood.

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Keeping data safe lies in the details, more specifically encryption. With that in mind, it's important to know how symmetric and asymmetric symmetry work.

7 Common Encryption Algorithms: Explained

Encryption is key to keeping data safe. We take a look at some of the most commonly used encryption algorithms and explore how they work.

SSL vs TLS: What’s the Difference

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