Encryption: Definitions and Importance

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What is the primary purpose of encryption in secure communication?

Preventing unauthorized access to sensitive data

Which aspect of data protection is specifically addressed by encryption?

Safeguarding personal and sensitive data from unauthorized access

How does encryption contribute to ensuring confidentiality in data transmission?

Converting plain text into cipher text

Which security goal is primarily associated with encryption's role in risk mitigation?

Minimizing the risk of hackers stealing data

What distinguishes encryption's role in authentication from its role in confidentiality?

Verifying the identity of the sender and receiver

Explore the concept of encryption and its significance in securing data during transmission. Learn about the need for encryption to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and authentication of data. Understand how encryption helps in achieving secure communication over networks.

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