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Encryption Algorithm
  • A set of mathematical rules for rendering information unintelligible by effecting a series of transformations to the normal representation of the information through the use of variable elements controlled by a key. (AR 380-380;)
  • A set of mathematically expressed rules for rendering information unintelligible by effecting a series of transformations through the use of variable elements controlled by the application of a key to the normal representation of the information. Synonymous with Privacy Transformation. (FIPS PUB 39;)