Legal Glossary

Definition of Encryption Key

Data exchanged between a website and its users is encrypted using encryption keys, which are strings of characters and/or integers.

By securing the connection between the website and the user, they guarantee that only authorized parties can access the data being communicated.

Algorithms like AES and RSA, which are regarded as robust encryption standards, are typically used to produce encryption keys.

To provide the highest level of security for the data of its visitors, a website should always utilize robust encryption keys.

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