The United States is a maritime nation. Our security and prosperity depend on the seas.Continue reading “U.S. Maritime Strategy!”
On December 14, 1977 Ronald Rivest, Adi Shamir, and Leonard Adleman file for a patent for what came to be the RSA public-key encryption algorithm (named after the inventors).
Ten Sailors gave their lives during the Vietnam War in the defense of their country while flying over the South China Sea on December 12, 1971.
Last week, I came across an announcement that Scott O’Grady had been nominated by President Trump to be the Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. When I heard the news, I was transported back to my junior officer days in the mid-1990’s.Continue reading “Behind Enemy Lines – How Cryptology Played a Key Role in the Daring Rescue of Captain Scott O’Grady”