Origin of encrypt
Examples from the Web for encryption
Snowden contacted Poitras in mid-January 2013 after failing to connect with Greenwald due to his lack of encryption.
And then Glenn finally got on encryption, came on a plane to New York, and off we went.
With the Assange movie, there are sequences like the [Vincente] Minnelli-like visual explorations of an encryption system.Can Condon's Freak Show Win Broadway?
November 18, 2014
In November 2013, well before U.S. bombs started falling, “ISIS did launch a Web-based encryption tool,” Ahlberg said.ISIS Keeps Getting Better at Dodging U.S. Spies
Shane Harris, Noah Shachtman
November 14, 2014
Bloomberg even reported that the NSA did know and had been exploiting the mistake in encryption.The NSA Shouldn’t Stockpile Web Glitches
Richard Clarke, Peter Swire
April 18, 2014
- to put (a message) into code
- to put (computer data) into a coded form
- to distort (a television or other signal) so that it cannot be understood without the appropriate decryption equipment
Word Origin and History for encryption
- To alter information using a code or mathematical algorithm so as to be unintelligible to unauthorized readers.
The process of encoding a message so that it can be read only by the sender and the intended recipient. Encryption systems often use two keys, a public key, available to anyone, and a private key that allows only the recipient to decode the message. (See also cryptography.)