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cryptography (krip-tog′ră-fē) [ crypt- + -graphy]
The science and techniques of concealing or disguising information through encoding and decoding. In the health professions cryptography is used to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.
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KSIGN's PKI solutions issue digital certificates to authenticate people with digital signatures using public key cryptography
algorithms that replace paper signed documents by digital forms.
The patent covers the secure registration and authentication of voters using the digital credentials common to public key cryptography
infrastructures such as X.
Public key cryptography
is at the heart of WS-Security, XML Digital Signature and XML Encryption.