Definitions

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  • n. A system of cryptography.

Etymologies

crypto- +‎ system (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • My concern, however, is, especially in the articles on a specific kind of cryptosystem, the insistence that any particular encryption technology is completely insecure.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • An off-the-shelf public-key cryptosystem (e.g. RSA) would suit their purposes just fine.

    What Do Real Thugs Think of The Wire? Part Five - Freakonomics Blog - NYTimes.com

  • If the review is negative and gives a non-trivial reason of why the paper should not be published e.g., a clever break of a cryptosystem, a little-known fact that makes a study useless, etc., the review should be published instead of the paper.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • To some people at the agency, the scheme was a heresy: you're going to put a back door into a cryptosystem and tell people about it?

    HOW THEY BEAT BIG BROTHER

  • By 1991, they had a complete cryptosystem that was to reside in a tamperproof computer chip, built around a powerful secret mathematical encryption formula called Skipjack but including other components like digital signatures.

    HOW THEY BEAT BIG BROTHER

  • At one point two characters in a jail communicate with Solitaire, an actual cryptosystem based on cutting a desk of cards.

    The Hacker Hemingway

  • I was reminded of this problem earlier this month, when researchers announced a new attack (.pdf) against implementations of the RSA cryptosystem.

    My Data, Your Machine

  • And I'm thrilled that an easy-to-build classical system can work as well as a sexy, media-hyped quantum cryptosystem.

    Hold the Photons!

  • This exhaustive study of ATM fraud in the UK highlights the way that the most fabulous cryptosystem in a substandard social/procedural system can be circumvented.

    Boing Boing: November 4, 2001 - November 10, 2001 Archives

  • This protocol provides privacy without the need for the same kind of secure channels that a conventional cryptosystem requires.

    FAQ: Alt.Security.PGP (Part III)

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