len (a)

len (a) definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): The length in bits of string a.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-90A Rev. 1

The length of a in bits; the integer L, where 2L-1 ? a < 2L.
Source(s): FIPS 186-4

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary