Keeping data safe

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Flashcards on Keeping data safe, created by eloise022 on 05/16/2013.
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what does a password do, and what makes a strong password? a password is the security that you are the authorised person to access the data. a strong password consists of usually lower and upper case letters as well as numbers.
should you change your password? you should change your password once a month to deter hackers and to make it harder for your password to be cracked.
what is encryption? data encryption uses code or scramble data so that the data seemingly makes no sense until it is decrypted.
when should encrytion be used? encryption is normally used for your online banking details. any details sent between yours and the banks computer is encrypted.
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