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the common description for a set of cryptographic problems related to playing a fair game over a distance without the need for any trusted third party.
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a measure of the relative frequency of letters in a cipher text sample, which facilitates cryptanalysis of poly-alphabetic ciphers by allowing determination of the per…
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"The sodium crypto library". A cryptographic multi-language-library with support for many modern cryptographic primitives, that is a fork of the NaCl library. The library focuses on providing easy-to-…
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material that can be referenced for further information on cryptography.
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The RACE Integrity Primitives Evaluation Message Digest (RIPEMD) is a family of cryptographic hash functions.
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Literature describes everything that has been written and/or visualized (here: in relation cryptography), which ranges from papers to books, and from publications to presentations.
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The International Data Encryption Algorithm (IDEA) is a block cipher developed in 1991 by James Massey and Xuejia Lai.
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short for Dual Elliptic Curve Deterministic Random Bit Generator; a pseudorandom number generator based on the elliptic curve discrete logarithm problem.
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Questions related to the teaching and learning of cryptography.
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Copy protection or content protection covers various mechanism, such as DRM and software license keys, used to restrict the unauthorized copying or use of software or digital media.
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If two numbers $b$ and $c$ have the property that their difference $b-c$ is integrally divisible by a number $m$ (i.e., $(b-c)/m$ is an integer), then $b$ and $c$ are said to be "congruent modulo $m$.…
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Fixed, more or less arbitrary parameter values that appear in the definitions of cryptographic schemes, such as fixed initialization vectors for hash functions or S-box tables for block ciphers.
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Secure/Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions, or short S-MIME, is a standard for public key encryption and signing of MIME data.
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A fast 64-bit PRF that can be used as a MAC
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a subfield of cryptography which constructs and analyzes cryptosystems that preserve the ability to 'search' over encrypted data, for some definition of 'search'.
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a two-pass AEAD block cipher mode of operation described in RFC 5297. It can be used either for key-wrap (nonce-less deterministic authenticated encryption) or…
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The framework of universal composability (UC) is a general-purpose model for the analysis of cryptographic protocols.
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a variant of ID-based cryptography intended to prevent the key escrow problem. Only a partial private key is generated by the key generation center (KGC) and the other …
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a 128-bit, symmetrical block cipher jointly developed by Mitsubishi and NTT of Japan.
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the problem of determining which numbers from a given collection of numbers have been added together to yield a specific sum: used in cryptography to encipher (and sometimes decipher) mess…
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A means of recovering cryptographic keys when the usual means for obtaining them is unavailable.; the ability to uncover the secret key to a cryptographic message.
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so unimportant, that it isn't worth considering. For example, if a flaw in a cryptographic algorithm is considered to be negligible, it is insignificant to both the …
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The Offset CodeBook Mode, an authenticated encryption mode of operation for a block cipher.
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an encryption paradigm which gives a master secret key owner fine-grained control over access to encrypted data.
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Needham–Schroeder refers to both, a symmetric key or a public key authentication protocol.
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to "scramble" or mix the internal state of a hash (or cipher) function. The input to the function is the current internal state and the output of the function bec…
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RFC 1320 — the MD4 message-digest algorithm — is a cryptographic hash function with a digest length is 128 bits, developed by Ronald Rivest in 1990.
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a Feistel cipher where in each round the nonlinear function used is assumed to be chosen uniformly at random from the set of all such functions. These ciphers are mainly of th…
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Key rotation refers to a schedule or process for changing the key material.
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