mode of operation


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mode of operation

In cryptography, an algorithm used in conjunction with a block cipher that makes up the complete encryption algorithm. For example, DES-ECB uses the Data Encryption Standard (DES) block cipher and the electronic code book (ECB) mode of operation. See electronic code book, counter mode, CBC, cryptography and block cipher.
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Accordingly, in this paper, we are devoted to present a secure block cipher mode of operation that protects against these types of attacks.
The control architecture provides the V-F control to the stand-alone mode and islanding mode of operation and P-Q control to the grid connected mode in the power system [1]-[3].
The Ministry would like to enter into a contract for the project Effects of making tariff agreements public on the labour market~s mode of operation and for wage formation .
Sheriff's officials said the same mode of operation was used in the robberies - one in Palmdale and one in Acton.