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decrypt

[dē′kript]
(electronics)
To convert a crypotogram or series of electronic pulses into plain text by electronic means.

decrypt

To convert secretly coded data (encrypted data) back into its original form. Contrast with encrypt. See plaintext and cryptography.
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The browser verifies that Versign's private key signed the digital certificate by decrypting the identifying information with Verisign's public key, which is embedded in the browser.
The SCN will function as multiple interface gatekeeper with secured storage capabilities, encrypting outgoing signals and decrypting incoming signals.
The new tool, called the ETL (Extraction, Transformation, Load) Utility is ideal for enterprises encrypting and decrypting large amounts of data--processing typical in large-scale credit card processing environments.
These keys allow a corporation or law firm to use an encryption key for encrypting the data and then provide a decryption key to the vendor for use in decrypting and reading the tape data.
Adding users to "Security Administrator Group" will grant users administrator privileges such as security software installation, unlocking user notebook/workstation, and decrypting user's encrypted drives.
The partnership combines Breach's SSL technology, BreachView SSL(TM), and Counterpane's single source Managed Security Services, to provide an enhanced level of security protection by decrypting SSL traffic on the fly without terminating the SSL session.