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en·cryp·tion

(en-krip'shŭn)
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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Is there one which doesn't enable any, say, 6-letter word to encipher into a transposal of a word?
Link-level enciphers the communications line at the bit level--data is deciphered upon entering the nodes.
Ideology is a suggestive epiphenomenal complex of visions and motivations that enciphers in itself the real foundation of life.
Adopted as a data security standard by the United States government in 1977, the DES enciphers a 64-bit block of plaintext into a 64-bit block of ciphertext under the control of a 56-bit key.
To make it a bit easier, and to assure a unique decipherment into simple English, you may assume that no letter enciphers into itself.
which prevents the leakage of information from hard disks removed from CPUs, and the 'Secure Backup System Construction Service,' which enciphers and backs up data recorded on various types of memory storage media.
Link-level enciphers the communications line at the bit level; data is deciphered upon entering the nodes.
The form, which resembles a scratch-off lottery ticket, enciphers the consumer's PIN so that it can be returned to the financial institution by mail without any security risk.