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23.05.2023 By Stefan van der Steen

What you need to know about PGP

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Discover the basics of PGP (Pretty Good Privacy), an encryption system vital for online security. In a series of blog posts, the author breaks down the key principles of PGP, including signing, compression, and encryption. PGP combines symmetric and asymmetric encryption, using a unique session key encrypted with the recipient's public key for secure messaging. By understanding PGP, users can ensure the integrity and confidentiality of their digital communications.

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Software Development

The day-to-day work in software development is work that requires a lot of brainpower. It involves high cognitive demands and skills in which perception and attention play a special role. The problem with this is that the way people think can be distorted. A distorted way of thinking leads to thinking traps and consequently to mistakes. Anyone who has mastered a few perceptual-psychological basics can adapt their way of working and especially their programming style in a way that avoids thinking traps and recognises mistakes more quickly.

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