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cryptography

(krip-tog′ră-fē) [ crypt- + -graphy]
The science and techniques of concealing or disguising information through encoding and decoding. In the health professions cryptography is used to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.
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I served 18 months in Italy as a cryptographer with the group and at wing headquarters.
Revere Security's solutions rely on a remarkably simple, efficient and powerful algorithm co-developed by Revere Security Co-founder Eric Smith and Chief Cryptographer Whitfield Diffie.
Even Apple, with all their skills - and they have terrific cryptographers - wasn't able to quite get this right.
Irving John Good is a British statistician known for his works on Bayesian statistics who also worked as a wartime cryptographer under Alan Turing at Bletchley Park.
Inforenz director and chief cryptographer Vince Gallo said: "Our first task was to establish what encryption technique had been used.
The team investigate the death of a Pentagon cryptographer.
Her father was a government cryptographer and her mother, an ambitious stage-mom who pushed Elaine to perform in public.
In 1963, Bochner starred as a government cryptographer in "The Twilight Zone" episode "To Serve Man," which TV Guide ranks No.
Gutsy, beautiful Varvara (Varya) Suvorova, seeking out her fiance, army cryptographer Pyotr Yablokov, connects with the Special Section of the Western Division.
It decided to hold a world-wide cryptography "Olympics", inviting the world's cryptographer community to submit new algorithms for evaluation and testing by their peers.
To that end, he quotes Alan Turing, England's master codebreaker and the father of modern computing, at the very beginning of the book: "There is a remarkably close parallel between the problems of the physicist and those of the cryptographer.