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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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The evolution of the information age is likely to create many new challenges for public safety, among them being the greater use of cryptography by criminal elements of society.
Through Shaftoe - whose individual story begins and ends with haiku - Stephenson suggests the broad application of cryptography in human life.
In a few years, quantum cryptography has come to the point where it's really an engineering issue.
This is one of the better introductions to contemporary cryptography, covering all the major topics in a user-friendly manner.
PGP made it easy for the average computer jockey to use public-key cryptography to protect his or her electronic data and messages from snoops, be they government, criminal, or corporate.
There is growing demand for DPA-resistant cryptographic cores in a variety of security applications, with nearly five billion chips made annually under license from Cryptography Research.
Cryptography is one way of making sure that information about you is used only for the purposes you authorize.
Hellman of Stanford University, invented a novel, revolutionary cryptographic technique now known as public-key cryptography.
Products are increasingly requiring strong hardware-based security, including cryptographic cores which are protected from differential power analysis for use in FPGAs and ASICs," said Pankaj Rohatgi, technical director, Hardware Security Solutions at Cryptography Research.
10 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the strategic significance of Europe in driving the deployment of smart cards, Cryptography Research, Inc.
There are only a few cases where you want to use the best [technology available]," says mathematician and cryptography expert G.
We are pleased to announce Microsoft as our newest licensee," said Paul Kocher, president and chief scientist at Cryptography Research.
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