Rotor machine
In cryptography, a rotor machine is an electro-mechanical stream cipher device used for encrypting and decrypting secret messages. Rotor machines were the cryptographic state-of-the-art for a prominen...
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DRYAD
The DRYAD Numeral Cipher/Authentication System (KTC 1400 D) is a simple, paper cryptographic system employed by the U.S. military for authentication and for encryption of short, numerical messages. E...
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SIGSALY
In cryptography, SIGSALY (also known as the X System, Project X, Ciphony I, and the Green Hornet) was a secure speech system used in World War II for the highest-level Allied communications.It pioneer...
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Red (cipher machine)
In the history of cryptography, 91-shiki ohbun-injiki (九一式欧文印字機) ("System 91 Printing Machine") or Angōki Taipu-A (暗号機 タイプA) ("Type A Cipher Machine"), codenamed Red by the United States, was a diplom...
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5-UCO
The 5-UCO (5-Unit Controlled) was an on-line one-time tape Vernam cipher encryption system developed by the UK during World War II for use on teleprinter circuits. During the 1950s, it was used by the...
M-325
In the history of cryptography, M-325, also known as SIGFOY, was an American rotor machine designed by William F. Friedman in 1936. Between 1944 and 1946, more than 1,100 machines were deployed within...
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KL-43
The KL-43 is a portable, electronic cipher device used by the United States and the NATO from the early 1980s. The machine, manufactured by TRW, is an adaptation of language translator technology, and...
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Edward Hebern
Edward Hugh Hebern (April 23, 1869 – February 10, 1952) was an early inventor of rotor machines, devices for encryption.
Edward Hugh Hebern was born in Streator, Illinois on April 23, 1869. ...
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HX-63
The HX-63 was an advanced rotor machine designed by Crypto AG, who started the design in 1952. The machine had nine rotors, each with 41 contacts. There were 26 keyboard inputs and outputs, leaving 15...
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Creed & Company
A creed (also confession, symbol, or statement of faith) is a statement of the shared beliefs of a religious community in the form of a fixed formula summarizing core tenets.One of the most widely use...
CD-57
The (Hagelin) CD-57 was a portable, mechanical cipher machine manufactured by Crypto AG, first produced in 1957. It was derived from the earlier CD-55, and was designed to be compatible with the large...
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KOV-21
The KOV-21 is a cryptographic PC card module developed under the auspices of the U.S. National Security Agency and manufactured by Sypris Electronics LLC. It is intended to be the cryptographic engine...
OMNI (SCIP)
OMNI is an encryption device manufactured by L-3 Communications. It adds secure voice and secure data to any standard analog telephone or modem connected computer. SCIP signalling allows interoperabil...
Secure Terminal Equipment
Secure Terminal Equipment (STE) is the U.S. Government's current (as of 2008), encrypted telephone communications system for wired or "landline" communications. STE is designed to use ISDN telephone ...
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Enigma rotor details
This article contains technical details about the rotors of the Enigma machine.Understanding the way the machine encrypts requires taking into account the current position of each rotor, the ring sett...
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Kryha
In the history of cryptography, the Kryha machine was a device for encryption and decryption, appearing in the early 1920s and used until the 1950s. The machine was the invention of Alexander von Kryh...
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C-52 (cipher machine)
The (Hagelin) C-52 and CX-52 were cipher machines manufactured by Crypto AG starting 1951/1952. These pin-and-lug type cipher machines were advanced successors of the C-38/M-209. The machine measures ...
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Encrypting PIN Pad
An Encrypting PIN Pad is an apparatus for encrypting an identifier such as a PIN entered on a keypad. These are used in Automated teller machines to ensure that the unencrypted PIN is not stored or tr...
KIK-30
The KIK-30 "Really Simple Key loader" (RASKL) is a fill device made by Sypris Electronics and approved by the US National Security Agency for the distribution of NSA Type 1 cryptographic keys. It can ...
Gilbert Vernam
Gilbert Sandford Vernam (3 April 1890 – 7 February 1960) was a Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1914 graduate and AT&T Bell Labs engineer who, in 1917, invented an additive polyalphabetic str...
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Secure access module
A Secure Access Module (or Secure Application Module) is based on SmartCard ICs and is used to enhance the security and cryptography performance in devices, commonly in devices needing to perform secu...
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Purple (cipher machine)
In the history of cryptography, 97-shiki ōbun inji-ki (九七式欧文印字機, "System 97 Printing Machine for European Characters") or Angōki B-kata (暗号機B型, "Type B Cipher Machine"), codenamed Purple by th...
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JADE (cypher machine)
JADE was the codename given by US codebreakers to a Japanese World War II cipher machine. The Imperial Japanese Navy used the machine for communications from late 1942 until 1944. JADE was similar to ...
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Sectéra Secure Module
Sectéra is a family of secure voice and data communications products made by General Dynamics C4 Systems which are approved by the United States National Security Agency. Devices in the family can use...
Communications security
Communications security is the discipline of preventing unauthorized interceptors from accessing telecommunications in an intelligible form, while still delivering content to the intended recipients. ...
KL-7
The TSEC/KL-7, code named ADONIS and POLLUX, was an off-line non-reciprocal rotor encryption machine. The KL-7 had eight rotors to encrypt the text, seven of which moved in a complex pattern, controll...
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Fish (cryptography)
Fish (sometimes FISH) was the UK's GC&CS Bletchley Park codename for any of several German teleprinter stream ciphers used during World War II. Enciphered teleprinter traffic was used between Ger...
Type 3 product
In NSA terminology, a Type 3 product is a device for use with Sensitive, But Unclassified (SBU) information on non-national security systems. Approved algorithms include DES, Triple DES, and AES (alth...