Card Set Information
What is Cryptology?
Study of Cryptography
What is Cryptanalysis?
Practise of defeating the cryptography
What is Plaintext?
Readable form of message
What is ciphertext?
Mathematical function that determines the cryptographic operation
What are the two forms of algorithm?
Asymmetric and Symmetric
What is a cryptovariable?
Secret value is used to transform the message
What does key space mean?
Number of keys available
What are the goals of cryptography?
Confidentiality, Integrity, Authenticity, Non-repudiation, access control, work time
Name three substitution techniques?
Caesar cipher, Scramble Alaphabet, Confusion
Name four Simple Transposition Techniques?
Columnar, Polyalphabetic, Vignere Cipher, Difusion