cryptography : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms
- n act of writing in code or cipher
- In '70s America virtually all information relating to cryptography was under the control of the National Security Agency.
- In the '70s virtually all information relating to cryptography was under the control of the National Security Agency.
- Until quite recently, cryptography -- the science of making and breaking secret codes -- was, well, secret.
- Linus Torvalds in ZDNet
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...
- Whitfield Diffie in ZDNet UK
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...
- Andrew Dickson White in EurekAlert (press release)
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."