Data Privacy Day 2014: East-Tec Becomes A Champion To Help Raise Awareness

Data Privacy Day 2014: East-Tec Becomes A Champion To Help Raise Awareness

As each of the last few years brought news of serious data privacy issues involving some of the biggest companies in the world, along with a huge number of their affected customers, the importance of protecting one’s data privacy is slowly becoming recognized. Unfortunately, 2013 wasn’t short of such news; in fact, it offered some of the most jaw-dropping reports to date, such as, the Snowden revelations and the Target issue. East-Tec would like to highlight that in the face of such events, the usual, anti-virus based privacy protection, without permanent removal of one’s PC and Internet activity traces, is simply not reliable anymore.

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The Encryption Series Part 1: What Is Encryption And Why You Need To Use An Encryption Software

The Encryption Series Part 1: What Is Encryption And Why Do You Need To Use An Encryption Software?

I know, encryption is a word that sounds like Superman is talking to Ironman in the 22nd century on a faraway planet. But in fact, encryption has been used as a security measure since ancient times, first by the Egyptians, the Israelites and the Mayans, then the Greeks and the Romans. It is the technique of turning plain text into unintelligible text so that its original meaning becomes hard or impossible to figure out unless one knows what way it was altered. A Greek king could, for instance, send a message to his prime minister, but instead of saying “Kill the commander”, he could move each letter of the message one forward in the alphabet. So the encrypted message would read as follows: “Ljmm uif dpnnboefs”. Sounds pretty much like nonsense, doesn’t it? But it does the job, doesn’t it?

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Jack Sayers: east-tec Eraser Is An Excellent, Reliable And Easy-To-Use Software Tool

Jack Sayers: east-tec Eraser is an excellent, reliable and easy-to-use software tool that can efficiently operate in the background

Jack Sayers is a retired chartered engineer with extensive general management experience in manufacturing and government enterprises. He has been using our east-tec Eraser product once a week since 2008. One of its features he wanted to highlight was that it “can operate in the background without interfering with other work processes” and one important area he uses it for is “cleaning up superfluous data which clutter the hard drive and ultimately slows responsiveness”. When asked to sum up his thoughts about the product he responded by saying: “A reliable and efficient software tool which is very easy and efficient to use.”

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