cryptography cryptography

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
  2. (n) act of writing in code or cipher

Usage(s):

  1. In '70s America virtually all information relating to cryptography was under the control of the National Security Agency.
  2. In the '70s virtually all information relating to cryptography was under the control of the National Security Agency.
  3. Until quite recently, cryptography -- the science of making and breaking secret codes -- was, well, secret.

News

  1. The NSA Designed The Algorithm That's At The Core Of Internet Security

    NSA's the name, cryptography's the game. 
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Insider via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Laws of Physics Say Quantum Cryptography Is Unhackable. It’s Not

    A technique called quantum cryptography can, in principle, allow you to encrypt a message in such a way that it would never be read by anyone whose eyes it isn’t for. But in recent years, methods that were once thought ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Wired News

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Quotes

  1. "I think a lot of people may find that the GPLv3 'anti-DRM' measures aren't all that wonderful after all," Torvalds said in a posting Wednesday to the Linux kernel mailing list. "Digital signatures and cryptography aren't just 'bad DRM.' They...
    on Feb 3, 2006 By: Linus Torvalds Source: ZDNet

  2. "We have had remarkable success in cryptography," said Diffie at a forum session at the conference in San Francisco. "The security of cryptographic systems seems, as a practical matter, to have been resolved. On the other hand, internet...
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Whitfield Diffie Source: ZDNet UK

  3. "If we could perform calculations for much larger numbers, then fundamental changes would be needed in cryptography," says White. "And there are paths to a fully scalable quantum computer."
    on Sep 12, 2007 By: Andrew Dickson White Source: EurekAlert (press release)

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