one-time pad


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one-time pad

(wŭn′tīm′)
n.
A key used in private-key cryptography that is the same length as the contents of the message being encrypted, providing unbreakable encryption if the key is perfectly random and used only once.
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This is especially true for secret communications using a one-time pad cipherthe most secure method for data encryption known, which is completely secure from crypt-analysis.
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According to the GCHQ, the message probably is encoded with a codebook or one-time pad encoding system prevalent during the time and deciphering it may require the same code book.
Vernam's cryptographic system, known also as one-time pad is a type of the encryption method that has been proven to be impossible to crack if used properly (Shannon 1949).
This was called the one-time pad, where every letter was transposed to another letter located a random distance away.
One Time Pad: One-time pad (Vernam Cipher) is a very simple yet completely unbreakable symmetric cipher.
Modulo arithmetic and the one-time pad, explained through a combination of mathematics and text, are followed by descriptions of encrypting techniques using inverse numbers, prime numbers, factors of large numbers and one-way hash functions.
Random number generators are key ingredients in such QKD systems as to enable secure one-time pad random key generations.
Under the agreement Vernam will market Vadium's AlphaCipher Digital One-Time Pad solutions to key strategic government and multi-national corporate accounts located in Argentina and Latin America.
Under the agreement, Global Software will market and distribute Vadium's AlphaCipher Digital One-Time Pad solutions to its clients in all thirteen South American countries along with Panama, using its extensive reseller and independent sales channel.
Under the agreement, Omnitech will market and distribute Vadium's AlphaCipher Digital One-Time Pad solutions to clients in Southern Europe focusing on Italy.