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Computer cryptography is the

[u]se of a crypto-algorithm program by a computer to authenticate or encrypt/decrypt information.[1]
[t]he use of a crypto-algorithm in a computer, microprocessor, or microcomputer to perform encryption or decryption in order to protect information or to authenticate users, sources, or information.[2]

References Edit

  1. CNSSI 4009.
  2. Department of Defense, National Computer Security Center, Glossary of Computer Security Terms (NCSC-TG-004, Ver. 1) (Oct. 21, 1988).

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