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checksum
The sum of a group of data items, which sum is used for checking purposes. Note 1: A checksum is stored or transmitted with the group of data items. Note 2: The checksum is calculated by treating the data items as numeric values. Note 3: Checksums are used in error detecting and correcting. 2. [The] value computed on data to detect error or manipulation during transmission. See hash total. [INFOSEC-99]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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