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Glossary Of Cryptographic Keys
... This glossary lists types of keys as the term is used in cryptography, as opposed to door locks ... For classification of keys according to their usage see cryptographic key types. 40-bit key - key with a length of 40 bits, once the upper limit of what could be exported from the U.S ...

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