The discipline concerned with communication security (eg, confidentiality of messages, integrity of messages, sender authentication, non-repudiation of messages, and many other related issues), regardless of the used medium such as pencil and paper or computers. (noun)
Examples of word cryptography
“The cryptography is simply not fit for purpose,” security consultant Adam Laurie told the Telegraph.
He also relates his subsequent work in cryptography with Steve Pohlig (the Pohlig-Hellman system) and others.
This approach is the brainchild of Silvio Micali, a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and his colleague Ronald L. Rivest, a professor who is well known in cryptography circles as one of the technologists behind the creation of RSA Security, a global Internet security company.
In security terms, he explained, cryptography is classed as a protective counter-measure.
Defenders of PGP and other forms of encryption rallied behind Zimmerman and made his case a cause célèbre, arguing that the expression of ideas in cryptography, like any other form of expression, is protected by the First Amendment.