Does OpenVINO have any mechanism for encryption of the model? As protection from script-kiddy (from serious services there is no any protectioni, I know...).
Yes, OpenVINO supports model encryption. Please take a look at this guide https://docs.openvinotoolkit.org/latest/_docs_IE_DG_protecting_model_guide.html
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