End-To-End Encryption

End-To-End Encryption definition in Computer Security terms:

Acronym(s): None

Definition(s): Communications encryption in which data is encrypted when being passed through a network, but routing information remains visible.
Source(s): CNSSI 4009-2015 (Adapted from NIST SP 800-12)

End-to-end encryption is generally performed by the enduser organization. Although data remains encrypted when being passed through a network,
routing information remains visible.
Source(s): NIST SP 800-12

Synonym(s): None

 

reference: CSRC Glossary