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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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Instead of pronouncing the whole category of argot words dead, it might be useful to distinguish between 'dead' argot and 'living' argot, the former embracing words traditionally associated mainly with the Paris underworld, which have subsequently gained wider currency, losing their cryptological function in the process, the latter embracing terms currently being coined within particular subgroups in society either with the deliberate intention of excluding non-members or simply as a gesture of defiance at the 'straight' world.
Borrowing from cryptological techniques, we provide evidence that CRC computations can be more efficiently handled by a bytewise method other than the standard bitwise approach (up to 19 times faster
This makes it possible to use this concept for password protocols and in cryptological games like tossing a coin by telephone or exchanging secret keys (SN:9/26/81, p.
He joined Nokia Research Center (NRC), Helsinki in 1997 where he has contributed in several roles for Nokia research in the wireless security area, including cryptological aspects.
For two reasons, the DAMMA protocol uses a cryptological hash function such as SHA-1 to change a real identity into an anonymous identity AID.
By taking care of our people, they will fulfill the goals of the command and ultimately the Navy, since they go to work in the fleet," said Hall, who serves as the leading petty officer for the Operations Department of Maritime Cryptological Information center.
These systems involve intelligence, cryptological, and [C.
Transponder Cryptological Functions (Symmetric-Key versus Public-Key)
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