Tech Quiz of the Day

Sep 9 2008   5:54PM GMT

Tech quiz of the day from WhatIs.com: How much do you know about initialization vectors?



Posted by: Matt Stansberry
Tags:
encryption
malware
Security
Tech Trivia

The WhatIs.com Word of the Day is initialization vector.

Tech Trivia
If plaintext is what you have before encryption, what do you call the the encrypted result?
Answer

Secret Word of the Day
Generally speaking, this word refers to the immediate occasion. In IT, it’s a parameter that varies with time. What’s the secret word?
Answer

IT Acronym Challenge
DSS is the DSA developed by the NSA to authenticate electronic documents. What does DSS stand for?
Answer

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