RSA Definition

An algorithm used in public key cryptography, commonly used on the Internet in various protocols for secure transmission of data.
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Origin of RSA

  • From the initial letters of the surnames of its inventors, Ronald Rivest (born 1947), American cryptographer Adi Shamir (born 1952), Israeli cryptographer and Leonard Adleman (born 1945), American computer scientist

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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