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Friday, September 13 • 09:30 - 10:29
Klaus Schmeh - Cold War Cryptography

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The use of cryptography during the Cold War is a fascinating, yet still little researched topic. Though most is still classified, a considerable amount of information about Cold War encryption has become public over the last two decades. The purpose of this talk is to tell the five or six most stunning crypto stories from the Cold War era in an entertaining, yet informative way. Like always, the speaker will use Lego models, self-drawn cartoons and similar means to support his speech.


Klaus Schmeh

Klaus Schmeh has published 16 books, 200 articles, 1,000 blog posts and 25 research papers about encryption technology, which makes him the most-published cryptology author in the world. While he writes his blog in English, most other of his publications are in German. Klaus Schmeh... Read More →

Friday September 13, 2019 09:30 - 10:29 BST
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