Symmetric vs Asymmetric Encryption: A Guide for Non-Techiesby@casey-crane

Symmetric vs Asymmetric Encryption: A Guide for Non-Techies

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Asymmetric and symmetric encryption involve cryptographic techniques and tools, and both are useful in different types of digital environments. But these processes aren’t all that easy to explain to others. No matter whether you’re new or advanced, this article can help you break down symmetric and asymmetric encryption. Symmetric encryption is what large businesses typically use in internal environments to encrypt their at-rest data in public environments. It's better suited as an authentication mechanism in many cases.

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