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cryptology

[krip′täl·ə·jē]
(communications)
The science of preparing messages in forms which are intended to be unintelligible to those not privy to the secrets of the form, and of deciphering such messages.

cryptology

The study of cryptography and cryptanalysis.

cryptology

The science of developing secret codes and/or the use of those codes in encryption systems. See cryptography.
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The solution is based on the use of Cryptool, a software package that offers a graphical interface for modeling and simulation of cryptological scenarios with the ability to use popular algorithms.
All current accounts of the big "Other" misplace or otherwise obscure the channels by which powerful, cryptological gambits elude a critical intellectual gaze.
This is the same old game of code-breaking; the Baconists' cryptological terms have been replaced by biographical ones, appropriate to our memoir-obsessed age.
A different way to authenticate a message is by using a cryptological key-based approach, such as Yahoo's DomainKeys.
CAMBONE: Senator, the cryptological support group that might be in Baghdad belongs to the NFIP out of NSA, supporting a special operations team that isn't in the intelligence budget at all, working with a tactical HUMINT team member from the Army, down in the TIARA accounts, working to bring together the information from a satellite, which is in the NFIP account, and an airplane, which is in the JMIP.
After returning to the United States, they were considered traitors and interrogated very harshly, as the National Security Agency sought to learn how much of the sensitive cryptological gear and codes had been compromised.
Adding to the tension was the lieutenant commander head of Liberty's cryptological branch persuading the ship's captain to remain in harm's way, only 14 miles offshore, in full view of Israeli forces.
Whether the book will help trigger a sea change in the cultural dialogue about cryptological issues remains to be seen, but I for one am pretty hopeful about the prospect.

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