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Newer page: version 2 Last edited on Thursday, May 26, 2005 11:42:09 pm by AristotlePagaltzis
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-[Cryptography] in which a single key is used . The key algorithms are DES, IDEA and ! TwoFish, etc. These systems have encrypt data with key in such a way that recovering the data without the key is very, very hard . ( These algorthims are used in many PublicKeyEncryption systems too , but aren 't key parts of the system .)  
+[Cryptography] with a shared secret known to all parties . The major algorithms are [ DES] , IDEA, ~ TwoFish, BlowFish, as well as a few others .  
+ These algorithms generally also used in most PublicKeyEncryption systems as workhorses once a trusted channel has been established by other means , since they 're much less comutationally intensive and better suited for bulk data transfers
 Compare: PublicKeyEncryption