The SHA 256 algorithm is the industry-standard hashing algorithm for file and data integrity. But what is it and how does it help secure data? Let’s find out! New malicious…
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You use hashing on a daily basis while surfing online but may not know it! Let’s explore how a cryptographic hash works in layman’s terms Cryptography includes all the tools…
Hashing vs encryption — what exactly do these terms mean?
Encryption is used to scramble or encode a message or a file so that unauthorized users can’t tamper with or steal sensitive information. Hashing is useful in verifying the actual integrity of a file to prevent anybody from changing the content of a file or corrupting it and passing it off as the original file. They both sound very similar. So, what’s the difference between hashing and encryption?