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cryptology

[krip′täl·ə·jē]
(communications)
The science of preparing messages in forms which are intended to be unintelligible to those not privy to the secrets of the form, and of deciphering such messages.

cryptology

The study of cryptography and cryptanalysis.

cryptology

The science of developing secret codes and/or the use of those codes in encryption systems. See cryptography.
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Cryptologists assigned to the newly formed Air Force Security Service (AFSS) complemented the basic crew of these reconnaissance flights monitoring Soviet voice communications.
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NSA cryptologists (experts in secret code) can crack almost any code an enemy might use.
Perhaps it is a hoax of some type, though cryptologists reject this idea because the patterns of letters, words, and word lengths follow the normal power-law distributions displayed by all languages.
Disaster had overtaken the British at Dunkirk and cryptologists identified the planned invasion of England.
The majority of responses railed against the agency for not soliciting the expertise of private sector cryptologists to help evaluate the options.
These standards were developed by an international team of storage technologists, cryptologists and cryptographers," said Matt Ball, Chair for the IEEE Security in Storage Working Group (SISWG) and the 1619.
CID evolved to what it is today starting back in the 1960s when the first class of communications technicians, later called cryptologists, began to train at Corry Station.
The list of employees include linguistic experts, analysts, cryptologists and cyber specialists who appear to grower larger over the time.
In 1932, a group of cryptologists from the Polish Cipher Bureau - Marian Rejewski, Jerzy Rozycki and Henryk Zygalski - discovered three ways of deciphering Enigma readings.
Cryptologists use their knowledge of math to create, to improve--and, sometimes, to break these encryptions.
Inside the NOC, you'll find intelligence specialists, information systems technicians, cryptologists, electronic technicians and operations specialists among others.