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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.
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None of the three modes of encipherment could possibly be based on a unique plaintext message.
The brotherhood of encipherment and poetry is an obvious one, rendered more powerful by the knowledge that the great and paranoid counterspy Angleton (to whom Hollander sent a copy of Reflections on Espionnage) was already a fan of Empson as a Yale undergraduate and editor of a literary magazine: literature helped lead him to espionage.
Privacy enhancement for Internet electronic mail: Part I--Message encipherment and authentication procedures, RFC 1421, Feb.
The data encryption standard (DES), which was adopted in 1976, is based on IBM's proprietary encipherment algorithm, Lucifer, which was invented in the early 1970s and offered to the U.
The proposed protocol will utilize the Authentication Exchange, Digital Signature, and Encipherment security mechanism.
Hongkong Post issues various types of e-Cert, namely Personal, Organisational, Encipherment, Server and Mobile e-Cert.
the Japanese Fast Data Encipherment Algorithm (FEAL-N), but none has gained widespread acceptance.
The stream C" is therefore equivalent to a stream generated by the encipherment of message M with message (key) M' [6] and may be broken if the messages are partially known; the key could then be obtained by k[.