They learned about cryptography - the science and mathematics of codes and codebreaking
- in an interactive series of presentations, under the umbrella of the Enigma Project.
At the same time, Turing's World War II codebreaking
work "needed to feel like a thriller to the audience, because it felt like a thriller to Alan .
Churchill hailed Turing's codebreaking
as "the single biggest contribution" to war victory but he was still convicted of gross indecency in 1952 and committed suicide in 1954.
A lot of the Bletchley women weren't aware of exactly what they were doing, as far as their contribution to codebreaking
Soon we flash back to 1939, and younger Turing's job interview with the commander running the secret codebreaking
program (a nicely crusty Charles Dance).
Additionally, Safford headed up the mechanization of codebreaking
operations, which saw IBM [International Business Machines Corporation] equipment added to cryptographic machines.
Michael Lee is author of Knowing our Future and the upcoming Codebreaking
221) Churchill, on this theory, made an agonizing choice: he sacrificed Coventry's citizens to protect Britain's codebreaking
Good, who was a veteran of the World War II codebreaking
group at Bletchley Park, once published a paper listing "K.
21 ("A venerable uncle of computer network exploitation, codemaking and codebreaking
, can also be associated with information warfare.
Featuring vintage black-and-white as well as full-color photography throughout - over 200 photographs total, including many previously unpublished images from Bletchley Park's archives - The Lost World of Bletchley Park: An Illustrated History of the Wartime Codebreaking
Centre lives up to its title as the definitive history of the Buckinghamshire codebreaking
centre that achieved the nigh-unimaginable accomplishment of cracking the German Enigma codes.
The cyber branch of the unit, which was originally established as a signals intelligence and codebreaking
group, is widely believed to have helped develop the Stuxnet worm, the first of the viruses to be deployed against the Islamic Republic, with the Americans.