public-key cryptography

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public-key cryptography

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The cryptography algorithms can be categorized as symmetric key cryptography and asymmetric key cryptography. In symmetric key cryptography, the same key is used for encryption and decryption operations, whereas two keys are employed for encryption and decryption operations of messages in asymmetric key cryptography.
Cryptography is divided into two vital types: one is Symmetric key cryptography, and other is Asymmetric key cryptography. In a symmetric cipher, a predefined key called shared key is used to encrypt and decrypt data (Azouzi, 2006).

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