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New Technique Offers Enhanced Security for Sensitive Data in Cloud Computing
October 5, 2011
Researchers from North Carolina State University and IBM have developed a new, experimental technique to better protect sensitive information in cloud computing--without significantly affecting the system's overall performance.
North Carolina State University
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