The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) regulates the privacy of data and communications in transit by any means of transfer (wire, radio, electromagnetic, photo optical, etc.) which it defines as:
The Act is limited in scope in that it does not cover the following:
- Oral communications (i.e. voice);
- Communications made through a tone-only paging device;
- Any communication from a court sanctioned ‘tracking device’
- Electronic funds transfers.
KeePassBB can use both the AES and Twofish encryption algorithms just like the desktop version. You won't notice the difference between the two algorithms on the desktop but on the BlackBerry, AES will be slightly faster because of the native implementation. Also, the number of key encryption rounds can greatly affect the speed at which the decryption process happens. 600,000 rounds on a PC will be hardly noticable but on the device it will be unbearably slow.
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*In cryptography, encryption is the process of transforming information (referred to as plaintext) using an algorithm (called cipher) to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge, usually referred to as a key.
The worlds most popular data encryption tools that can be used for your daily activity is right your face. The WinRAR compression utility can be used as a simple data encryption tools.
Data security on lost or stolen PC devices is a growing concern among security experts and corporate executives. The data stored on the PC asset is often significantly more valuable to a corporation than the asset itself, and the loss, theft or unwanted disclosure of that data can be very damaging.