cryptography

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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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KMIP is the first specification for enterprise key management that is ready for adoption.
Kirkland works in support of Army tactical warfighter requirements at DoD and Department of the Army level working groups supporting Public Key Infrastructure, Key Management Infrastructure, and Information Assurance Component to the Global Information Grid and Portfolio management efforts.
The operational aspect of any key management system is probably the most overlooked aspect of the system as a whole.
Therefore, it is apparent that most facets of key management focus on a relatively small number of objectives: generating proper KVs, protection from compromise, rapid transport to all locations, the ability to change them frequently, and handling the actual or the potentially compromising situation.