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RSA splits data to stop hackers

RSA Security has unveiled a data-splitting technology to stop hackers trying to break into company secrets contained in sensitive files. The technology, called Nightingale, uses the relatively simple concept of storing two elements of an encrypted file on separate servers. At the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco, John Worrall, vice president of marketing for RSA, said the product mades the overall storage process a lot stronger. “Secrets are often used to protect data – that’s what a cryptographic key is. The system takes a data file, creates a random ‘secret’ file and, by combining the original data with the secret, a new file is produced. Full Story

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