A software for data encryption that makes sure that messages sent over the internet comply with the integrity, privacy and security laws. Encryption and Decryption are the equivalent of two physical keys that are utilized in this software. The two keys are only known to the owner and aids is locking and unlocking the data that is transferred between individuals. It was invented by Phil Zimmerman and is based on an RSA encryption algorithm. PGP is available for free on the internet and is a secure method for transferring data. The origin of a document is also authenticated through a digital signature, that is available on PGP.
What is PRETTY GOOD PRIVACY (PGP)?
Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary
Nothing implied or stated on this page should be construed to be legal, tax, or professional advice. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm and this page should not be interpreted as creating an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. For questions regarding your specific situation, please consult a qualified attorney.
- How Long is a Life Sentence?
- What is Entrapment?
- A Guide to the Types & Classes of Bankruptcy
- A Simple Guide to Medicare vs Medicaid
- What are the Miranda Rights?
- Property Management Law
- How Arbitration Works
- What is the Fourth Amendment?
- How To Start a Sole Proprietorship
- What Does Emancipation Mean?
- What Is A Police Welfare Check?
- Best Way to Find Someone in Jail for Free
- How to Transfer a Car Title When The Owner Is Deceased
- How To Find A Name & Address Using A License Plate Number
- What Can You Do At 18 Legally?
- Best Way to Write a Professional Letter to a Judge
- Why Do Policemen Touch Your Tail Light When They Pull You Over?
- How To Find An Inmate’s Release Date
- Signing a Letter on Someone Else’s Behalf
- How Do You Look up License Plate Numbers?