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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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TUViT, an independent technical testing and evaluation standards body, is evaluating the cryptographic platform on which the SafeNet's Luna Identity Management line is based.
The AES validation test suite is part of NIST's CMVP, which encompasses validation testing for cryptographic modules and algorithms.
a network engineer who works for Qualcomm in San Diego, to test the regulations governing the export of cryptographic technology.
netHSM is a highly secure platform that is deployed as a shareable cryptographic resource for use by multiple servers.
Annabelle Lee, director of the CMVP said, "We are excited that Logica has joined the Cryptographic Module Validation Programme and congratulate them on having successfully completed a very complex accreditation process to become the first CMVP laboratory outside North America.
The FIPS 140-1 Validated Modules List has become a "Who's Who" of cryptographic and information technology vendors and developers from the United States, Canada, and abroad.
The administrations scheme has also attracted congressional scrutiny and focused attention on the need to formulate a coherent national cryptographic policy.
OpenSSL is an open source library that provides cryptographic functionality to applications such as secure web servers.
Vendors who plan to sell security equipment to the federal government submit their products and systems to the Cryptographic Module Validation Program.
nCipher's miniHSM supports a wide range of cryptographic algorithms, including all common symmetric- and asymmetric-key cryptographic algorithms (including 3DES, AES, RSA, DH etc.
Using these components, different parties may establish a piece of common shared secret information such as cryptographic keys.
By implementing a FIPS 201-certified HSM as part of the HSPD-12 mandate, federal agencies are able to maximize on their investment to generate, store and protect cryptographic key material securely in applications requiring advanced PIV requirements.
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