Do you use the terms "cryptology" and "cryptography" interchangeably?

In other words, should we be dropping "cryptology" in favor of "cryptography"?


@atoponce Cryptology includes cryptography and cryptanalysis. But I would argue that it includes other cryptography-tangential mechanisms like authentication, signatures, zero-knowledge proofs, randomness generation, etc. Personally, I view cryptology as a more mathematical endeavor as well, and cryptography to be more applicable to application.

True story: A recruiter once asked me what cryptology meant... and wondered if it was the study of hieroglyphics.

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