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- Belarus : A landlocked country in Eastern Europe.
- Block cipher : A symmetric cipher that operates on fixed-size blocks of plaintext, giving a block of ciphertext for each
- Boeing : US-based company making aircraft and spacecraft.
- Cryptography : A field at the intersection of mathematics and computer science that is concerned with the security of information, typically the confidentiality, integrity and authenticity of some message.
- Cypherpunk : People interested in cryptography as a tool for privacy, anonymity and social change.
- Data Encryption Standard : A block cipher specification issued by the U.S. government in 1976, intended for sensitive but unclassified data. It is now obsolescent, succeeded by the Advanced Encryption Standard, but still used in commercial systems.
- Digital signature : A technique based on public key cryptography to allow people to "sign" documents using their private keys.
- Dmitry Sklyarov : A Russian cryptographer who was the first person prosecuted under the DMCA.
- Federal Bureau of Investigation : The principal U.S. Federal police agency, part of the U.S. Department of Justice and the United States intelligence community, who has arrest authority, and is the primary authority for a variety of domestic crimes, civilian counterespionage within the United States, and organized crime
- France : Western European republic (population c. 64.1 million; capital Paris) extending across Europe from the English Channel in the north-west to the Mediterranean in the south-east; bounded by Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Monaco, Andorra and Spain; founding member of the European Union. Colonial power in Southeast Asia until 1954.
- IEEE : Originally the Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers, it now defines its scope as the advancement of technology, part of which involves the creation of nonproprietary technical specifications and standards
- Kerckhoffs' Principle : The principle, formulated by Auguste Kerckhoffs, that security in a cipher should not depend on keeping the details of the cipher secret; it should depend only on keeping the key secret.
- Mongolia : A country of Northern Asia, which, with the Chinese autonomous region of Inner Mongolia, was the origin of the Mongol Empire of Genghiz Khan
- Personal computer : A computer whose price, size, and features make it suitable for personal use.
- Singapore : Even though of tiny size, one of the world's most prosperous countries, a trading and transportation center of Southeast Asia, made up of islands between Malaysia and Indonesia.
- Source code : Human-readable code which a compiler turns into a compiled piece of software or an interpreter runs.
- Venezuela : A Latin American country located at the north of South America.
- Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies : A voluntary international cooperation agreement to reduce the proliferation of weapons, both conventional and weapons of mass destruction
- Web browser : A computer program that retrieves and renders webpages to display information stored on a web server.