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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Lorenz cipher
The Lorenz SZ40, SZ42A and SZ42B were German rotor stream cipher machines used by the German Army during World War II. They were developed by C. Lorenz AG in Berlin. The model name SZ was derived fro...
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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...
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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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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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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BID 770
The BID 770 was a British-built electronic cryptography device, codenamed TOPIC. It was also used by Canada's foreign service under the codename TENEC. TOPIC was brought into service in 1977, and beca...
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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...
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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BID/60
BID/60 (Singlet) was a British encryption machine. It was used by the British intelligence services from around 1949 or 1950 onwards. The system is a rotor machine, and would appear to have used 10 ro...
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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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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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Secret decoder ring
A secret decoder ring (or secret decoder) is a device which allows one to decode a simple substitution cipher - or to encrypt a message by working in the opposite direction.As inexpensive toys, they h...
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M-209
In cryptography, the M-209, designated CSP-1500 by the United States Navy (C-38 by the manufacturer) is a portable, mechanical cipher machine used by the US military primarily in World War II, though ...
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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. ...
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...
Jefferson disk
The Jefferson disk, or wheel cypher as Thomas Jefferson named it, also known as the Bazeries Cylinder, is a cipher system using a set of wheels or disks, each with the 26 letters of the alphabet arran...
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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...
AN/CYZ-9
The AN/CYZ-9 Random Data Generator is a hardware random number generator fielded by the US National Security Agency in the 1990s. It was used in initial phases of the US military's Electronic Key Man...
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Type 2 product
In cryptography, Type 2 products are unclassified cryptographic equipment, assemblies, or components, endorsed by the National Security Agency (NSA), for use in telecommunications and automated inform...