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What is Cryptographic Protocol

Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking, Second Edition
Distributed procedure defined as a sequence of steps that precisely specify the actions required of two or more entities to achieve a safe communication channel.
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Internet and E-Business Security
Violeta Tomaševic (Mihajlo Pupin Institute, Serbia), Goran Pantelic (Network Security Technologies – NetSeT, Serbia), and Slobodan Bojanic (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-014-1.ch105
Originally developed for research and education purposes as Arpanet in 1970s, the Internet has become a worldwide network that offers numerous services to the immense community of users. An everyday progress of the network technology brings also new security risks regarding a lot of sensitive data transferred over the network, especially in banking, commercial, and medical applications. Therefore the Internet security could be in general defined as a set of measures that should prevent vulnerabilities and misuse of data transmitted and used through the network.
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Cryptographic protocol is a sequence of steps performed by two or more parties to obtain a goal precisely according to assumed rules. To assure this purpose the parties use cryptographic services and techniques. They realize the protocol exchanging tokens.
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