Definitions for "Data Encryption"
Putting data in a secret code so it is unreadable to unauthorized persons. Also called Encryption. Last Reviewed: 2003-05-04
Encryption is the process of using a mathematical algorithm to transform information into a format that can't be read. In tandem with a digital certificate, it provides a secure means of transferring information over the internet.
the process by which information is encoded, making it unreadable to all but its intended recipients.
The process of changing data from an intelligible format to an unintelligible, but decryptable, format. .