BS ISO/IEC 7064:2003

BS ISO/IEC 7064:2003

Information technology. Security techniques. Check character systems

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : March 2003



BS ISO/IEC 7064:2003 specifies a set of check character systems capable of protecting strings against errors which occur when people copy or type data. The strings may be of fixed or variable length and may have character sets which are numeric, alphabetic and alphanumeric (letters and digits).


  • Scope
  • Terms and definitions
  • Symbols and notation
  • Types of systems
  • Compliance and designation
  • Specification of pure systems
  • Computational methods for pure systems with one check character
  • Computational methods for pure systems with two check characters
  • Specification for hybrid systems
  • Computational method for hybrid systems
  • Annex A (informative) - Criteria for the selection of check character systems for applications
  • Annex B (informative) Check character systems for other alphabets
  • Bibliography

ISBN 0 580 41440 X 

Standard NumberBS ISO/IEC 7064:2003
TitleInformation technology. Security techniques. Check character systems
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date21 March 2003
Confirm Date14 September 2006
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
ReplacesBS 6541:1985, ISO 7064-1983
International RelationshipsISO/IEC 7064:2003
Draft Superseded By01/652326 DC
DescriptorsCharacter strings, Check characters, Data transfer, Information exchange, Selection, Mathematical calculations, Error-detection codes, Character sets, Numerical designations, Data processing, Error detection
Title in FrenchTechnologies de l'information. Techniques de securite. Systemes de caracteres de controle
Title in GermanInformationsverarbeitung. Pruefzeichen-Verfahren
ISBN0 580 41440 X
File Size1.005 MB

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