Internxt encrypts and so should you! What is encryption and why is it so special? Encryption is a means of converting an original message of regular text into encoded text. It is the holy grail of privacy tech! Encryption scrambles data so that only a user with a key can access and decode the data. When information is encrypted, the probability that anyone other than the intended receiver or owner drops exponentially. Below, learn all the merits and technical nuances related to encryption.