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message integrity

The validity of a transmitted message. Message integrity means that a message has not been tampered with or altered. The most common approach is to use a hash function that combines all the bytes in the message with a secret key and produces a message digest that is difficult to reverse. Integrity checking is one component of an information security program. See cryptographic hash function, security protocol, Parkerian Hexad and data integrity.
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non-repudiation), message integrity, and a date stamp (e.
Performative ties can, according to Levine (2005b), carry the advantages of message integrity, reducing the cost of knowledge transfer, and rapid transfer of knowledge.
While WPA-PSK still uses the RC4 encryption standard used in WEP, it implements temporal key integrity protocol (TKIP), which provides per-packet key mixing, a message integrity check and a re-keying mechanism.
At the other end of the spectrum, encryption and decryption of messages using mathematical algorithms provide a far greater degree of assurance of authentication and message integrity.
Comparison of the message digests provides both a means of authenticating the signature and a check of message integrity.
0 is designed to provide the privacy, identification, verified message integrity and non-repudiation required for secure e-commerce transactions between wireless devices and the WAP gateway to the Internet.
To study this problem, which we have called the Message Integrity Problem, six algorithms have been analysed.
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These algorithms provide for message integrity, message encryption, and distribution of the cryptographic keys used to encipher messages.