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Encryption explained

Richard Caetano
Richard Caetano
21 Feb 2020 · 3 min read
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Privacy from Encryption

In today's digital age, protecting our privacy has become increasingly important. Encryption technology has emerged as a critical tool in safeguarding our online privacy. Just as we lock our doors at home to keep unwanted intruders out, encryption allows us to secure our valuable data and keep it hidden from prying eyes.

Without encryption, our private information, such as passwords, chat messages, search history, and personal photos, would be vulnerable to unauthorized access by hackers, identity thieves, and other malicious actors. Encryption provides an additional layer of security by transforming our sensitive data into an unreadable format that only authorized parties can decipher.

Privacy by Default

Moreover, privacy is not something that we should have to opt-in for; it should be the default setting. Akord, for instance, is a service that encrypts all your files before they even leave your device. This means that your data remains secure and inaccessible to anyone, including the service provider.

When you share files through Akord, you can rest assured that the recipient can only access the content with the password you provided. This password is never revealed to Akord, ensuring that your data remains secure throughout the entire transmission process.

Akord employs various encryption methods to secure your data, ensuring that your documents, contracts, and photos are protected from unauthorized access. By using encryption, you can maintain control over your personal information and choose who has access to it, thereby empowering you to protect your privacy online.

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