Term:Cryptology

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CNSSI 4009

Cryptology - Field encompassing both cryptography and cryptanalysis.

DoD 5200.1-R

Cryptology - The branch of knowledge that treats the principles of cryptography and cryptanalytics; and the activities involved in producing signals intelligence (SIGINT) and maintaining communications security ( COMSEC). AP2.1.23.

DSS Glossary

Cryptology - Branch of knowledge that treats the principles of cryptography and cryptoanalytics; and the activities involved in producing signals intelligence and maintaining communications security.

NIST IR 7298

Cryptology - The science that deals with hidden, disguised, or encrypted communications. It includes communications security and communications intelligence. SOURCE: SP 800-60

NIST SP 800-59

Cryptology - Originally the field encompassing both cryptography and cryptanalysis. Today, cryptology in the U.S. Government is the collection and/or exploitation of foreign communications and noncommunications emitters, known as SIGINT; and solutions, products, and services, to ensure the availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and non- repudiation of national security telecommunications and information systems, known as IA. [Crypto Pub 1-0]

NIST SP 800-60r1V1

Cryptology - The science that deals with hidden, disguised, or encrypted communications. It includes communications security and communications intelligence.

NIST SP 800-60r1V2

Cryptology - The science that deals with hidden, disguised, or encrypted communications. It includes communications security and communications intelligence.