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cryptanalysis

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Computing.

Processing of an encrypted message to derive the original message by an “attacker” lacking prior knowledge of the secret key. Compare decryption.

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encrypt

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Mathematics.

To transform information or data into a coded form.

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oblique

Overview page. Subjects: Mathematics — Warfare and Defence.

A pair of intersecting lines, to be taken, for example, as coordinate axes, are oblique if they are not (or at least not necessarily) perpendicular. Three concurrent lines, similarly, are...

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security clearance

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Computing.

A categorization associated with a subject, e.g. a user, to describe the security classification of information to which he or she is entitled to have access.

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