Cryptography Software - gpg (GNU Privacy Guard)


gpg (GNU Privacy Guard, GPG or GnuPG) is a cryptographic software of the pgp class that permits to:

easily another sort of message or file.

In general, the terms GnuPG, GPG, GNU Privacy Guard, OpenPGP and PGP are used interchangeably.


  • pgp (OpenPGP / Pretty Good Privacy) is the encryption standard,
  • Gpg is the program that implements the standard.

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