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Why Salt is Critical for Data Encryption

SecurityFrom banking and finance to healthcare, as highly sensitive database applications have migrated to the Internet, it is absolutely vital to ensure that their data is properly protected. Sensitive data that is stolen can be used to not only damage the reputation of the originating company, but also wreak havoc on the personal lives of individuals. As has been seen from the massive-scale data breaches that have recently proliferated the news, from Target to Home Depot, even multi-billion dollar companies that follow multitudes of data security protocols cannot be kept safe from breeches. With swarms of bots searching the web for vulnerabilities in any and every web application and publicly accessible machine, it is vital to follow hold all sensitive data to a high level of security.
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