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Encipherment is

Encipherment is

the process of making data unreadable to unauthorized entities by applying a cryptographic algorithm (an encryption algorithm). Decipherment (decryption) is the reverse operation by which the ciphertext is transformed to the plaintext.[2]

References[]

  1. ITU, "Compendium of Approved ITU-T Security Definitizons," at 18 (Feb. 2003 ed.) (full-text).
  2. Id. at 18-19.

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