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What are the different methods of securing data?

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January 20, 2012 5:23AM

Two types of protection are usually applied to information:

Protection from disclosure and/or protection from alteration or destruction.

Unauthorized disclosure can be prevented by:

Encryption

Physical security measures

Operating system hardening

Alteration or destruction can be prevented by:

Backups (duplicate copies)

Checksums or hashes

Encryption

Physical security measures

Operating system hardening