A brisk form of Jamaican-born rock derived from reggae and rock energy. It was popularized in the early 1980s by British â€œblack-and-whiteâ€ multiracial bands that formed a lighter faction of the punk movement.
Ska is a type of Jamaican music combining elements of traditional mento and calypso with an American jazz and rhythm and blues sound. It is notable for its walking bassline, shuffling, scratchlike tempo, accented guitar or piano rhythms on the offbeat and more frequently in later revivals, jazz-like horn riffs.
A cryptographic algorithm that uses a single key that is shared by the sender and the recipient of the encrypted message. The single key is used for both encryption and decryption and must be kept a secret shared between them.