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Security Glossary of Terms

Secure Messaging

Similar to instant messaging but with built-in security measures in place, secure messaging is used in environments where eavesdropping of information cannot be allowed. Security in messaging is commonly provided using a layered approach with several fallbacks. The information in transit is encrypted from third parties, identities are verified via digital signatures or public and private keys, and all stored information is done so in a secured environment with access limited to authenticated and authorized individuals.

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