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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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The time needed to exhaust the key domain, which is all possible keys, is related to the encipherment time and the size of the domain.
Hongkong Post issues various types of e-Cert, namely Personal, Organisational, Encipherment, Server and Mobile e-Cert.
It is expected that there will be four types of e-Cert, namely Personal, Organisational, Encipherment and Server Certificates.