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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

What is data encryption? What is the key in encryption? What is the algorithm in encryption? What is public-key cryptography?

Summary Introduction

To describe: Data encryption and public-key cryptography.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Describe data encryption and public-key cryptography:

Data encryption includes a single key that can be used to encode and decode the message. The single key can be used by the sender and receiver to encrypt and decrypt the message respectively.

If the key used in data encryption is not kept secret, then the security of the system will be negotiated. Mathematical algorithms and encryption keys will be used in data encryption to encode data. Public key cryptography helps to solve the issue. Public key cryptography will provide a pair of keys...

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