Louis W. Tordella
Louis W. Tordella (May 1, 1911 – January 10, 1996) was the longest serving deputy director of the NSA.
Tordella was born in Garrett, Indiana, on May 1, 1911 and grew up in the Chicago enviro...
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George Blakley
George Robert (Bob) Blakley Jr. is an American cryptographer and a professor of mathematics at Texas A&M University, best known for inventing a secret sharing scheme in 1979.
Blakley did his u...
Frank Rowlett
Frank Byron Rowlett (May 2, 1908 - June 29, 1998) was an American cryptologist.
Rowlett was born in Rose Hill, Lee County, Virginia and attended Emory & Henry College in Emory, Virginia. In 1...
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Ron Rivest
Ronald Linn Rivest (/ˈrɪvəst/; born May 6, 1947) is a cryptographer. He is the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Computer Science at MIT's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science ...
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Samuel Simon Snyder
Samuel Simon Snyder (August 18, 1911 - December 28, 2007) was a cryptographer for the United States Government. His wife was Patricia Yakerson Snyder.
Samuel Snyder started his career in 1936 wit...
Burt Kaliski
Burton S. "Burt" Kaliski, Jr. is a cryptographer, who is currently the chief technology officer (CTO) and senior vice president at Verisign. Before joining Verisign in 2011, he was the founding direct...
Joseph Finnegan (cryptographer)
Joseph Finnegan was a US linguist and cryptanalyst with Station Hypo during the Second World War.
In 2002, Tex Biard described Finnegan as "intuitive" and "brilliant", and second only to Station H...
Edward H. Deets
Edward H. "Ned" Deets III is a Rear Admiral (upper half) in the United States Navy. A cryptology and information warfare specialist, Deets is the senior Information Warfare Officer (IWO) in the Navy t...
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Rafail Ostrovsky
Rafail Ostrovsky (born 1963) is a professor of computer science and mathematics at UCLA and a well-known researcher in algorithms and cryptography. Prof. Ostrovsky received his Ph.D. from MIT in 1992....
Howard Barlow
Howard C. Barlow (1918 – 2003) was an American cryptographer, telecommunications expert, and high-ranking civilian employee of the National Security Agency (NSA) of the United States.Barlow, a graduat...
Peter Montgomery
Peter Montgomery may refer to:
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Landon Curt Noll
Landon Curt Noll (born October 28, 1960) is an American computer scientist, co-discoverer of the 25th Mersenne prime and discoverer of the 26th, which he found while still enrolled at Hayward High Sch...
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Edna Grossman
Edna Grossman (born Edna Kalka) is an American mathematician. She was born in Germany, grew up in Brooklyn, New York, and graduated with a B.S. in mathematics from Brooklyn College. She earned her M.S...
David Brumley
David Brumley is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University. He is a well-known researcher in software security, network security, and applied cryptography. Prof. Brumley also worked for ...
Ann Z. Caracristi
Ann Zeilinger Caracristi (born February 1, 1921) is an American cryptanalyst, former Deputy Director of the National Security Agency, where she served at various positions over a 40-year career. She s...
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Paul Kocher
Paul Carl Kocher (born June 11, 1973) is an American cryptographer and cryptography consultant, currently the president and chief scientist of Cryptography Research, Inc.Among his most significant ach...
Frank W. Lewis
Frank Waring Lewis (August 25, 1912 – November 18, 2010) was an American cryptographer and cryptic crossword compiler. His puzzles were printed in The Nation for over 60 years, for a total of 2,962 pu...
William Romaine Newbold
William Romaine Newbold (November 20, 1865-September 6, 1926) was an American philosopher who held the Adam Seybert Professor of Intellectual and Moral Philosophy chair at the University of Pennsylvan...
Joseph Rochefort
Joseph John Rochefort (May 12, 1900 – July 20, 1976) was an American Naval officer and cryptanalyst. His contributions and those of his team were pivotal to victory in the Pacific War.Rochefort ...
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Mary D'Imperio
Mary D'Imperio is an American cryptographer.She was introduced to the problem of the Voynich Manuscript by John Tiltman in 1975. She has written several books about the manuscript. These include 'Th...
Bill Weisband
William Weisband, Sr. (August 28, 1908 – May 14, 1967) was an American cryptanalyst and NKVD agent (code name 'LINK'), best known for his role in revealing U.S. decryptions of Soviet diplomatic and i...
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Lee Pockriss
Lee Julian Pockriss (20 January 1924 – 14 November 2011) was an American songwriter who wrote many well-known popular songs and several scores for films and Broadway shows.
Born in Brooklyn ...
Phillip Rogaway
Phillip Rogaway is a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis. He graduated with a BA in computer science from UC Berkeley and completed his PhD in cryptography at MIT, in...
Matthew K. Franklin
Matthew Keith "Matt" Franklin is an American cryptographer, and a professor of computer science at the University of California, Davis.
Franklin did his undergraduate studies at Pomona College, gr...
Chris Hall (cryptographer)
Christopher (Chris) Hall is an American cryptographer and mathematician. He is one of the creators of the cryptosystem Twofish. He obtained a B.S. from the University of Colorado-Boulder Department of...
Abraham Sinkov
Dr. Abraham Sinkov (1907–1998) was a US cryptanalyst.
Sinkov, the son of immigrants from Russia, was born in Philadelphia, but grew up in Brooklyn. After graduating from Boys High School—what toda...
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Richard Schroeppel
Richard C. Schroeppel (born 1948) is an American mathematician born in Illinois. His research has included magic squares, elliptic curves, and cryptography. In 1964, Schroeppel won first place in the ...
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Lowell Frazer
Dr. Lowell K. (Jim) Frazer is a mathematician who worked for the National Security Agency (NSA) in the field of cryptography.In 2003 he was inducted in the NSA's Hall of Honor, an honor reserved for t...
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