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Website security

(This article also features in the Hertfordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s April-June 2012 Chamber Newsletter). When we transmit information across the internet, we send it in plain format, but with the right tools, it can be intercepted. Entering a username and password onto a website could also result in these (and any information returned from the site itself) being intercepted. To transmit the data securely, we use a process called encryption: encoding at our machine, transmission, and decoding a the server. The server (eg, at Amazon) processes the data, encodes it......

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