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 Cryptography, Encryption, and Cryptology Explained

Security Focus introduces us to Cryptography, Encryption, and Cryptology.

"Now, with information security becoming more and more of a common concern, the terms encryption, cryptography and cryptology - commonly grouped together under the term "crypto" - are seeping into our daily language. Still, many people are unsure of what these terms refer to. The purpose of this article is to demystify crypto and break it down to simple tools that aid us in achieving satisfactory privacy and security."

 (Submitted by Noel Wed Aug 14, 2002 )


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