27 July 1866: The first use of transatlantic telegraphic cable generated an upsurge in commercial cryptography. Initially messages on the 1858 cable were sent by an operator in Morse code. However, the 1866 cable could transmit at eight words a minute–80 times faster than the 1858 cable. Continue reading “First Use of Transatlantic Telegraphic Cable”
From Navy Cryptologists: Leaders Across the Spectrum…
Cryptologic Warfare encompasses Signals Intelligence, Cyberspace Operations, and Electronic Warfare Operations in order to deliver effects through sea, air, land, space, and cyber domains at all levels of war.
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ICYMI, Forbes recently release the top 2016 Cybersecurity reports.
The entire article is available here. It includes links to individual reports by AT&T, CISCO, Dell, Google, and others.
I found the key takeaways, quoted below, to be incredibly interesting.
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Agnes Meyer Driscoll’s work as a navy cryptanalyst who broke a multitude of Japanese naval systems, as well as a developer of early machine systems, marks her as one of the true “originals” in American cryptology. Continue reading “Remembering Agnes Meyer Driscoll”