RSA – Rivest, Shamir, Adleman
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RSA – Rivest, Shamir, Adleman

RSA describes a public key encryption algorithm and certification process to protect user data over networks. The system was designed by Ron Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman who formed RSA Security Inc. The patent for the RSA process expired in September 2000 and now is available for general use.

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