Each of these heart-wrenching stories give witness to the dangers cryptologists
face to keep one step ahead of the enemy.
There is fine support from Matthew Goode as fellow cryptologist
Hugh Alexander and Mark Strong as Stewart Menzies, whose observations for MI6 save the plot from becoming too formulaic.
"I very much like Silent Circle's solutions," says Bruce Schneier, a cryptologist
who has been calling for more security in communication technologies and wider use of encryption.
A federal court in Virginia said on Monday that Hoffman, a former cryptologist
technician on US submarines, passed secret information to undercover FBI agents he thought were Russian spies, RT reported.
There was the retired naval cryptologist
with a son who drives race cars, the Iranian-born pizza delivery man whose hobbies include Libertarian politics, the engineer with more than 125 patents to his name, and the woman who runs an accredited pre-school, doesn't own a cell phone and doesn't want anything to do with social media.
Alongside Langdon is the victim's granddaughter and cryptologist
Sophie Neveu, who with Robert discovers clues within Da Vinci's paintings.
Hackers of all allegiances are becoming more sophisticated, warns Tomas Rosa, a noted cryptologist
, and the threat they present to private companies, and in turn the public, is growing.
A 1941 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute, he entered the Navy in World War II and served in the Pacific theatre as a Navy cryptologist
, re-encrypting decoded Japanese naval ciphers.
He describes the leadership of Michael Collins and other directors, captures of German parachutists, the diplomatic disloyalty of Charles Bewley, the influence on the immigration of Jews to Ireland, the work of cryptologist
Richard Hayes, the contribution of Dan Bryan, censorship, and other events and aspects.
- would be a builder who specializes in constructing burial vaults
Good, a statistician and cryptologist
, was one of the primary members of the team that cracked the German Enigma Code during World War II.
With keynote speeches by director general of the UAE Telecommunications Regulatory Authority Mohammed Nasser Al-Ghanim, prominent cryptologist
and founder of BTCounterpane Bruce Schneier and founder and CTO of White Hat Security Jeremiah Grossman, security experts from the Middle East are looking forward to learning from global trends in the technology industry.