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Cryptographic vs Cryptoprocessor - What's the difference?

cryptographic | cryptoprocessor |

As an adjective cryptographic

is relating to cryptography.

As a noun cryptoprocessor is

a dedicated computer on a chip or microprocessor that carries out cryptographic operations.

cryptographic

English

Adjective

(-)
  • relating to cryptography
  • The cryptographic community includes both cryptographers (those who make codes) and cryptanalysts (those who break codes).

    Derived terms

    * cryptographic key

    cryptoprocessor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A dedicated computer on a chip or microprocessor that carries out cryptographic operations.