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WHAT IS ENCRYPTION?

23 May WHAT IS ENCRYPTION?

Encryption is the process of transforming data into a form unreadable format. This data can be converted to readable by anyone who holds a secret decryption key.  The purpose of encryption of data is to is to ensure privacy by keeping the information hidden from anyone for who is not authorized. Encrypted data can be visible to anyone but can only be understood by the person who has decryption key. For example, we encrypt our file system to prevent it from hackers.