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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, Nonrepudiation, access control, work time

Name three substitution techniques?
Caesar cipher, Scramble Alaphabet, Confusion

Name four Simple Transposition Techniques?
Columnar, Polyalphabetic, Vignere Cipher, Difusion

