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Cryptosecurity (CRYPTOSEC) is

the component of communications security that results from the provision of technically sound cryptosystems and their proper use.[1]
[t]he IT security discipline that embodies the principles means, and methods for the transformation of data in order to hide their semantic content, prevent their unauthorized use, or prevent their undetected modification.[2]

References Edit

  1. U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Pub. 1–02: DOD Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms (Apr. 2010).(full-text).
  2. NIST Special Publication 800-59.

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