Encrypt

Encrypt is the generic term encompassing encipher and encode, which means to convert plaintext to ciphertext by means of a code. This is done to protect important information from being seen by people unless they have the proper key.

Synonyms: Encode, Encipher

Source: CNSSI 4009

To learn more about this topic, watch this short video:

Share this on your social networks. Help Friends, Family, and Colleagues become more aware and secure.