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a digit representing the sum of the digits in an instance of digital data

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Using Library of Congress' Bagger tool, the three tiers are "bagged" into a folder, and checksums are run on all three files.
When sending an ASCII message, the two CRC16 checksum bytes were added at the end of it.
System profiles are sophisticated check summing systems that go beyond a simple list of checksums.
Two desirable properties of this algorithm for hashing variable-length strings derive from the technique of cryptographic checksums or message authentication codes [4), from which it is adapted.
In some industries, for example, auditors or regulators may require time stamps, checksums or other proofs that long-term archived data has not been altered, or a record of who made any changes to it and when.
DCC (Distributed Checksum Clearinghouse) is a system of millions of users, tens of thousands of clients and more than 250 servers that collect checksums related to more than 180 million messages per day.
The application should generate and verify cryptographic hashes or checksums for images, disks and files using the MD5 algorithm at a minimum.
0 includes integrity checksums and checksum verification, as well as built-in FTP and image compression capability.
BladeLogic excels at building new servers and applications based on these models or scanning and repairing out-of-whack servers, where other vendors must perform binary comparisons or file-level checksums.
The system's automated ThreatLab(TM) alerts, which include phrases, script contents and file checksums, update the software without operator intervention, giving additional protection against emerging threats and reducing the time and cost of updating.
Patch Identification -- The Symantec ON iPatch engine utilizes an Extensible Markup Language (XML) file that contains information on which patches are available, the files, file versions and checksums in each patch and their locations on the scanned computer.
You Synchronize uses a uniquely accurate and proprietary Time And State (TAS) sync technique that guarantees accuracy by storing and comparing sophisticated checksums over time.
Security is provided through the use of encrypted passwords, mutual authentication, data encryption, and encrypted checksums.
1 also includes support for database page checksums to allow detection of database corruption caused by hardware or software failures.