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Message Authentication Code

Overview#

Message Authentication Code (MAC) is Keyed Cryptographic Hash Function and process.

Message Authentication Code values are used for to verify the Integrity and Authenticity of a Message.

Message Authentication Codes are different than Digital Signatures because of Message Authentication Code are both generated and verified using the same Secret-key and therefore Message Authentication Codes cannot provide non-Repudiation of the message

Message Authentication Code Operations#

Message Authentication Code usages consists of three ]:

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