What are checksums, CRCs and hashes? What is required for a hash to be cryptographic, and how any of these affect your Mac? Some answers and explanations.
The workhorses of computer security, message digests and security certificates, are in the process of changing. Some disruption will result.
Compare the approaches to privacy in medical research with those in commercial marketing.
I needed a one-way method of generating a unique key for each subject name that would not permit the reverse process, of working out the name for a given key: something known as a ‘one-way hash key’.
Businesses are often built on trust, and one of the most fundamental elements of trust must be in the accuracy of the data on your Mac. How should you ensure that your files remain true and correct?