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Decryption is the process of transforming ciphertext into its original plaintext. This is done through the encryption process. Software decrypts the ciphertext into plaintext the user is able to easily read and understand the data or information in front of them.

Synonyms: Decode, Decrypt, Decipher

Related Terms: Encrypt, Key, Public Key Cryptography

Source: ICAM SAML 2.0 WB SSO Profile 1.0.2

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