public key cryptography


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public key cryptography

n.
Any of various techniques that use two different keys whereby data encrypted with one key can only be decrypted using the other. In typical use, the recipient makes one key public and keeps the other private, so that anyone may encrypt data for the recipient, but only the recipient can decrypt it.
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The best on-line security method yet devised is a mathematical system called public key cryptography.
The broad product line implements many security standards including AES, AES-CCM, AES-GCM, XEX-AES, secure hashing algorithms, Triple-DES and public key cryptography for applications ranging from secure wireless communication, storage server to network devices
The use of both public key cryptography and 128-bit AES encryption creates a high level of security.
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