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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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Anyone who controls the app's servers could insert new people into private group chats without needing admin permission," the report said, citing cryptographers.
Congress should heed the advice of the world's top cryptographers and reject the government's intrusive request for exceptional access, and support Wyden's efforts to protect the security of this country's technology systems.
First, Hitler pursued a policy of divide-and-rule, encouraging inter-service rivalry which led to duplication of effort and opportunities for British cryptographers at Bletchley Park to confirm their findings.
In addition, cryptographers at the Sandia National Laboratories have understood and evaluated the AGA 12, Part 2 specification.
After narrowing the field down from 15 formulas to five, NIST invited cryptographers to intensify their attacks on the finalists.
Government efforts to control encryption thus may well implicate not only the First Amendment rights of cryptographers intent on pushing the boundaries of their science, but also the constitutional rights of each of us as potential recipients of encryption's bounty.
The dangers of a networked world have created boom times for computer security consultants, auditors, cryptographers and others.
RSA Conference was developed in 1991 as a forum for cryptographers to gather and share the latest knowledge and advancements in the area of Internet security.
Even Apple, with all their skills - and they have terrific cryptographers - wasn't able to quite get this right.
Writing for graduate and undergraduate students of mathematics, research mathematicians, and cryptographers, they consider such aspects as arithmetics of finite fields and polynomials, classifications of Boolean functions, Reed-Muller codes, correlation immunity and resiliency, and the basics of cryptanalysis.
The impact of the elliptic curve method for integer factorisation (developed by my PhD advisor Hendrik Lenstra) has played a role in introducing elliptic curves to cryptographers, albeit for attacking the underlying problem on which RSA is based (the difficulty of factoring integers)," said David Kohel, convenor of the ESF workshop, from the Institut de Mathematiques de Luminy in Marseille, France.