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initialization vector
In encryption, a nonsecret binary vector used as the initializing input algorithm for the encryption of a plaintext block sequence to increase security by introducing additional cryptographic variance and to synchronize cryptographic equipment. [After X9.52]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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