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encipher

[en′sī·fər]
(communications)
To convert a plain-text message into unintelligible language by means of a cryptosystem. Also known as encrypt.

encryption

The reversible transformation of data from the original (plaintext) to a difficult-to-interpret format (ciphertext) as a mechanism for protecting its confidentiality, integrity and sometimes its authenticity. Encryption uses an encryption algorithm and one or more encryption keys. See encryption algorithm and cryptography.
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The legendary lore about pirates and buried treasure starts a complex imaginative process in the poetic intellect, a process figured by a gradually-revealed enciphered intuition.
Firstly, the ironic community appeals also to a certain locality because of its existential code to be enciphered. Secondly, we deal with existential region that is always between two "geographies" - the vertical one and horizontal one.
The use of a key in memory to encipher or decipher data, or access to a key that is enciphered under another key does not require such control by PCI DSS 1.1.
When we enciphered a message we would go through this dictionary of 44,000 code groups and pick out the codes for the words or phrases," said Showers.
However, through the use of a Maplet, longer messages can be enciphered instantaneously.
Items include an M4 Enigma Machine (two of these, which enciphered and deciphered the German secret code Enigma, were recovered from U-505), a lead-covered codebook (weighted to sink if thrown overboard), a T5 acoustic torpedo engineered to home in on a ship's propeller noise (the first of these to be captured by the Allies), an anti-aircraft gun, the sea strainer cover, and a spare piston for the diesel engine (as large as a person).
The Cryptanalysis Team examines and decrypts manually encoded and enciphered communications.
While in a county jail awaiting trial, the suspect in the case, Joseph Peter Smith, wrote an enciphered message to his brother (Figure 1).
The UDP communication in the Ethernet is enciphered and we can choose from MD2, MD5, SHA1.
Two-dimensional (2D) codes are used for DPMI applications because of their small size, error correction, and amount of data that can be enciphered, as compared to 1D codes.
When IPSec is built into IP security products and software, information that can be intercepted is enciphered. The standard includes protocols for authentication, integrity and privacy in large or small networks.