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en·cryp·tion

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The scrambling of electronic information being stored and sent so that if someone wrongly receives such information it will not be readable.
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MISTY was among 6 other types from 4 different countries to be adopted as a cipher algorithm standard.
The validation process involves both an algorithm validation where various cryptographic cipher algorithms supported by the module are to be tested independently, and then a module validation to test the operation and security of the module as a whole.
Keyparc protected files have contents encrypted by strong cipher algorithms where in a worst case scenario if the contents are exposed to unauthorized parties, the secret contents remain private and safe.
These are the first international standard cipher algorithms selected by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).
Good gigabit solutions for the mid-range enterprise requires that the security processor off-load the computationally intensive cipher algorithms from the NPU or CPU, thereby reducing both total system power consumption and cost," said Eric Mantion, senior analyst at In Stat/MDR.