cryptanalysis

What is cryptanalysis?

cryptanalysis meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

The process of decoding encrypted text (ciphertext) into its original form (plaintext) without access to the secret rules or “key” normally required to accomplish the task. Click here to learn more about the process, courtesy of Wikipedia. Synonymous in non-technical language with codebreaking.

 

reference: ABC-CLIO