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Authenticated Encryption

Acronym(s):

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Definition(s):

  A function in which plaintext is encrypted into ciphertext, and a MAC is generated on the plaintext or ciphertext and, optionally, on associated data that is not encrypted.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-132

  The function of GCM in which the plaintext is encrypted into the ciphertext, and an authentication tag is generated on the AAD and the ciphertext.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38D

Synonym(s):

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