cryptanalyst


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for cryptanalyst

decoder skilled in the analysis of codes and cryptograms

References in periodicals archive ?
Turing's relationship with John Cairncross (Allen Leech), a Soviet spy hiding as a cryptanalyst at Bletchley, makes this abundantly obvious.
A strong approach is to be developed to tackle the threats from the cryptanalysts.
Unfortunately, Carlson fails to credit British cryptanalysts for their significant contribution to breaking the main Japanese fleet code, JN-25.
Job titles for math majors employed in these industries might include operations research analyst, systems engineer, data manager, data mining analyst, cryptanalyst, programmer, financial analyst, actuarial analyst, or teacher.
Alan Turing, a mathematician and cryptanalyst, who helped break the Nazis' Enigma code in the Second World War, had the condition.
Due to Rochefort's expertise as a Japanese linguist, intelligence analyst, and cryptanalyst, he was hand-picked by Safford for the position of Officer-in-Charge (OIC) at Pearl Harbor's Station Hypo, code name for the Combat Intelligence Unit and the administrative headquarters of the 14th Naval District.
This view is backed up by Joseph Rochefort, Nimitz's chief cryptanalyst, who said of a meeting to which he was called on 27 May, "It was obvious when Nimitz sent for me that he had already decided his course of action.
The Imitation Game'' stars Benedict Cumberbatch as British World War II cryptanalyst Alan Turing, who cracked the Nazi Enigma code and helped father artificial intelligence, but was later persecuted for his homosexuality.
There is also a resource list for further reading about being a cryptanalyst.
In general, the cryptographer has the benefit over the cryptanalyst (the person attacking the cryptosystem) as he or she can select the key size for any desired level of security (measured in 'cost' either in euros or computer-years), provided everyone has the same base of knowledge of best attacks on the underlying cryptosystem," Kohel said.
The Marshall Library at Virginia Military Institute housed the papers of William Friedman, an NSA cryptanalyst.
Tom promises the dying man that he will, reports the murder, and then takes the notebook to cryptanalyst Wyman Ford, a former CIA agent.
A native of Baltimore, she graduated from Byrn Mawr College in Philadelphia and then joined the Navy WAVES as a cryptanalyst and intelligence officer.
A preeminent cryptanalyst, William Friedman is noted for his cryptologic publications and for his team's solving the Japanese PURPLE code in 1940 and 1941.
He had no idea of what a junior cryptanalyst did, but he knew what a crypt was and guessed that the job had something to do with military cemeteries: The young man, Frank Rowlett, was later to head the General Cryptanalytic Branch at Arlington Hall.