private key cryptography


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private key cryptography

n.
Any of various techniques that uses a single private key or a set of private keys for the encryption and decryption of data. Also called secret key cryptography, symmetric key cryptography.
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Hybrid cryptosystem is combination of public and private key cryptography.
Private key cryptography involves the sharing of information between two or more parties who hold a secret cryptography key.
This should provide a much stronger foundation for public and private key cryptography, digital signatures and so on.

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