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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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Cryptologists assigned to the newly formed Air Force Security Service (AFSS) complemented the basic crew of these reconnaissance flights monitoring Soviet voice communications.
Benedict Cumberbatch's| as puts in a career-best performance as WWII cryptologist Alan Turing, racing to crack German codes
CHURCH CHASE: Tom Hanks plays Robert Langdon, who runs away with a cryptologist (Audrey Tautou, above) to uncover the truth about the Holy Grail' FLASHBACK: Pele & Giorgio Chinaglia' JUVENILE: Ryan Reynolds
The 29-year-old was competing with Underworld babe Kate Beckinsale and Braveheart's Sophie Marceau for the part of feisty Sophie Neveu, the cryptologist who helps uncover the mystery of the Grail.
Cryptologist Sophie Neveu, played by actress Audrey Tatou, finds out her murdered grandfather was involved in the Priory of Sion, a secret society which holds the 'truth' that Jesus had a child with Mary Magdalene.
But being an internationally known symbologist, cryptologist, and ornithologist, my chances of having a quiet trip to London, Paris, Brussels, Rotterdam, and Cologne seemed about as probable as distinguishing a female mallard from a female black duck from 50 yards.
Filby (a world-renowned scholar, bibliographer, cryptologist, and genealogist) is once again available.
For example, if you like to help people and you're good at math, then consider becoming a teacher or even a cryptologist, a person who designs and analyzes schemes used to transmit secret information.
He considered what his job might be if he were deployed; as a cryptologist, he could have been handling information leading to raids and arrests.
A year later, he attended the Cryptologist Course for Supervisors at Fort Meade, Maryland.
Before you can say "Mona Lisa" or "The Last Supper" Harvard art historian and religious symbol expert Robert Langdon (think Indiana Jones with a better tailor) and police inspector and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Saunier's brilliant and fetching granddaughter) are on the scene and the scent of a murder mystery that will lead them across Europe and into some of Christianity's oldest and best kept secrets.
It is these cryptic clues that lead to Langdon's involvement, as well as that of Sophie Neveu, a police cryptologist.
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