Frequently Asked University Questions With Solutions

PART A - Brief Questions

1. What do you mean by cryptanalysis?

Ans: Cryptanalysis: It is a process of attempting to discover the key or plaintext or both Cryptography: It is a science of writing Secret code using mathematical techniques. The many schemes used for enciphering constitute the area of study known as cryptography

2. What is difference between a block cipher and a stream cipher?

Ans: A block cipher processes the input one block of elements at a time, producing an output block for each input block. A stream cipher processes the input elements continuously, producing output one element at a time, as it goes along.

3. What is key distribution center?

Ans: A key distribution ...

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