What is CRYPTOGRAPHY
Cryptography is the method of storing and transmitting data in a particular form.
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Type of Encryption:
§ Symmetric Keys – Encryption and Decryption use the same keys.
§ Asymmetric Keys – Encryption and Decryption use different keys, a public key and a private key.
Cipher – cipher text is encrypted text. Plain text is what you have before encryption, and Cipher text is the encrypted result.