Choose Index below for a list of all words and phrases defined in this glossary.

Key Length / Strength

index | Index

Key Length / Strength - definition(s)

Key length / strength - The key length for an algorithm is the number of bits (binary digits) that the key value occupies.   With computerised algorithms it is often considered to be a measure of the strength of the algorithm (the more bits the better).   Generally speaking, for implementations of internationally recognized algorithms this is the case.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Arctic Soft, 06 August 2011 09:19:48, External 

Data Quality Glossary.  A free resource from GRC Data Intelligence. For comments, questions or feedback: