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cryptographic logic

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

None

Definition(s):

  The embodiment of one (or more) cryptographic algorithm(s) along with alarms, checks, and other processes essential to effective and secure performance of the cryptgraphic process(es). Note: In non-technical terms, a comprehensive and precisely defined sequence of steps or procedural rules used to produce cipher text from plain text and vice versa.
Source(s):
CNSSI 4009-2015 (CNSSI 4005 - NSA/CSS Manual Number 3-16 (COMSEC) )