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Synonyms for cryptology

the science of analyzing and deciphering codes and ciphers and cryptograms

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Genevieve Hitt served as a cryptologist for the Southern Department's Intelligence Office in both unpaid and paid capacities during the war.
By mid-1942, OP-20-G cryptologists were finally able to anticipate the Japanese Imperial Fleet's moves.
Robert Harris' 1996 novel Enigma is set against the backdrop of the Second World War project at Bletchley Park and cryptologists working to read Enigma.
New classes of codes for cryptologists and computer scientists.
Many questions surrounded the oddly illustrated work, named for discoverer William Voynich, as cryptologists around the world worked to find a key.
Also in this section is a fascinating discussion of the long effort by Polish and British cryptologists to break the German Ultra codes, and what those accomplishments eventually meant to the Allied war effort.
Not until two years later in 1946 did American cryptologists at Arlington Hall Station begin to break into encrypted cable traffic from the Soviet missions in New York and Washington that would ultimately incriminate him.
18) There is, finally, a list of the 99 translated messages and, in italics, the editors' notations of the names security agency cryptologists associated with each message.
NSA cryptologists (experts in secret code) can crack almost any code an enemy might use.
Disaster had overtaken the British at Dunkirk and cryptologists identified the planned invasion of England.
During World War I, American cryptologists developed such a key for their teletypewriters.
These standards were developed by an international team of storage technologists, cryptologists and cryptographers," said Matt Ball, Chair for the IEEE Security in Storage Working Group (SISWG) and the 1619.
From the Civil War, when cryptologic personnel were called upon to protect the Navy's signals from unauthorized use, to World War II, when the use of cryptology helped alter the course of the war in the Pacific, the highly specialized skills of cryptologists were in high demand then and continue to be a valuable asset to the Navy.
In 1932, a group of cryptologists from the Polish Cipher Bureau - Marian Rejewski, Jerzy Rozycki and Henryk Zygalski - discovered three ways of deciphering Enigma readings.