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Authenticated-Decryption Function

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Definition(s):

  A function that decrypts purported ciphertext into corresponding plaintext and verifies the authenticity and, therefore, the integrity of the data. The output is either the plaintext or an indication that the plaintext is not authentic.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-38F

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