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Associated information assurance items interacting to provide a single means of encryption or decryption.
Data input to the Cipher or output from the Inverse Cipher.
Data output from the Cipher or input to the Inverse Cipher.
Any cryptographic system in which arbitrary symbols or groups of symbols, represent units of plain text, or in which units of plaintext are rearranged, or both.
(encode, encipher) - Conversion of plaintext to cipher text through the use of a cryptographic algorithm.
(decode, decipher) - Conversion of ciphertext to plaintext through the use of a cryptographic algorithm
The discipline that embodies the principles, means, and methods for the transformation of data in order to hide their semantic content, prevent their unauthorized use, or prevent their undetected modification.
The science that deals with hidden, disguised, or encrypted communications. It includes communications security and communications intelligence.