See also: Custom Encryption

CIMM DEFINITION: A protection procedure where an algorithm is inserted into a process or dataset that will allow access to the content only to those who have the security key.

2: “A form of encoding transmitted data for security purposes. It normally requires the decryption “key” to decipher the transmission upon receipt. The level of security is dependent on the complexity of the key used. A method used to translate plaintext into ciphertext.” (Source: CableLabs)

3: “A process used to obfuscate information often used with MAC ID and / or system supplied keys.” (Source: Nielsen)

4: Securing digital information so that it is unreadable without the use of digital keys. (Source: IAB)