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key stream

A key stream is a sequence of digital symbols generated in an encryption system. When such a key stream is combined with plaintext, the ciphertext is created. Key streams can also be used to encrypt security processes or to generate keys, as in Key Production Key( KPK).

Englisch: key stream
Updated at: 16.08.2014
#Words: 46
Links: key (K), digital, encryption (ENC), system, plaintext
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