Work Factor [National Security] Law and Legal Definition
In general, work factor is a quantitative system of measurement that gives valuable insights to complex information which is uniquely held as national security information. In the context of national security, it refers to the approximation of the effort or time needed to overcome a protective measure, by a potential perpetrator having specified expertise and resources.
In cryptography, a work factor is defined as the amount of effort required to break down a cryptosystem.
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