How Technology Has Continuously Improved Computer Hardware Devices

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Since the computer was invented the evolution of technology has grown into culture and has been the central of communication since the early 1980s. In order to understand the meaning of encryption and why it is so important, you have to understand why the computer was created and how inventors have continuously improved computer hardware devices. The computer was first invented to calculate numbers and help scientists with different mathematical equations. Then during the world war I, and world war II, Germans were using these computers to encrypt messages over morse code and complicated algorithms. However these algorithms of encryption were easily cracked by United States cryptographers. Over the war many encrypted messages were broken and the German military lost substations, overall control of the war; and eventually surrendering. Safe to say that encryption devices has been a necessity for transmitting data securely and in today’s society personal containment (Crayton & Culp, n.d.). Over the next five decades inventors, of all nationalities, have worked to improve encryption hardware devices from the internal architecture, removable storages, networking devices, and the overall networking security module.

Encryption has different meanings depending on what you context you are using it in, but for the cyber context is means to “convert electronic data into another form, called cipher text, which cannot be easily understood by anyone except authorized parties” (Rouse,
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