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Cryptography 101: Encryption, Hashing, Salting and why I should care

Here is a brief run down – or tl;dr of the common security paradigms: Encryption – Encryption is the process of taking a block of data (called plaintext) and transforming it into something that would not be understood. This process

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Cryptography 101: Why should I care

(For a glossary of terms look here) Many people neglect security as a matter of course these days. But as we move towards a more data driven economy and with everyday life becoming increasingly linked to an online presence we

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