- A person who specializes in the study of cryptography, or the practice of creating and deciphering codes and ciphers.
- A specialist in the field of cryptography, or the practice of securing communication by encoding and decoding messages.
From the greek kryptós, meaning "hidden," and graphein, meaning "to write.".
- The cryptographer was able to crack the code and reveal the message.
- In World War II, Alan Turing was one of the most important cryptographers working for the Allies.
- The government employs a team of cryptographers to protect classified information.
- Cryptographers must constantly develop new encryption methods to stay ahead of hackers.
- The ancient Egyptians were among the first known cryptographers, using hieroglyphs to encode secret messages.