cipher block chaining


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cipher block chaining

[′sī·fər ‚bläk ‚chān·iŋ]
(communications)
A technique for block chaining in which each block of ciphertext is produced by adding, through the EXCLUSIVE OR operation, the previous block of ciphertext to the current block of plaintext. Abbreviated CBC.
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The proposed secure parallel cipher block chaining (SPCBC) mode of operation supports both confidentiality and authentication.
Gigabit-rate DES devices operating in the Cipher Block Chaining mode are used for cell payload encryption.