cryptographic algorithm

cryptographic algorithm

[¦krip·tə¦graf·ik ′al·gə‚rith·əm]
(communications)
An unchanging set of rules or steps for enciphering and deciphering messages in a cipher system.
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These methods still use the familiar concept of a secret key and a cryptographic algorithm for encrypting messages, but can also use digital processing techniques (cryptographic mathematics functions) to make it very difficult to decrypt the message without the secret key.
The module must pass stringent testing related to the secure design and implementation of a cryptographic module, including cryptographic algorithm implementation, physical security, key management, and role authentication.
The cryptography provided by OpenSSL, which is used by security-enforcing components, was tested using the Cryptographic Algorithm Validation Program (CAVP) established by NIST.
UEKAE works on joint projects together with private sector companies and government authorities by utilizing the TEMPEST, Acoustics, Common Criteria and Cryptographic Algorithm Design and Test Centers and Product Development, Electronic Warfare, Microelectronics and Optoelectronics departments.
NIST establishes cryptographic algorithm standards for the US government.
Unlike traditional ASIC based encryptors, use of FPGAs allow loading of a physical image of the cryptographic algorithm logic into the gate array, thus achieving hardware speeds with software-like flexibility.
Based on their observations, the researchers came to the conclusion that MD5 could no longer be considered a secure cryptographic algorithm for use in digital signatures and certificates.
A hash is a cryptographic algorithm that takes data input of any length and produces an output of a fixed length.
Because of this, the IPsec test cases were organized into test directories based upon cryptographic algorithm (e.
This adds to atsec's range of testing capabilities such as FIPS 140-2, Cryptographic Algorithm Testing, Security Content Automation Protocol, NIST's Personal Identity Verification Program and the GSA Personal Identity Verification Evaluation (FIPS 201).
nCipher plc have announced nForce and nShield Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) supporting the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) a new cryptographic algorithm recently announced by the United States' National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
A key is a value, that when applied to a Cryptographic algorithm, can be used for strong data encryption, authentication, and integrity.

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