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
â€œThe cryptography is simply not fit for purpose,â€ 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.