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Codebreaking has moved on since Turing’s day, with dangerous implications.

Buchanan, William J

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We have always been been intrigued by keeping secrets and uncovering the secrets of others, whether that’s childhood secret messages, or secrets and codebreaking of national importance. With a film, The Imitation Game, reprising the life of Alan Turing and his role in breaking the Nazi’s Enigma cipher of World War II, how does one codebreak, then and now?

Publication Date Nov 24, 2014
Deposit Date Aug 7, 2015
Publicly Available Date May 15, 2017
Keywords Cybersecurity; code-breaking; ENIGMA; COLOSSUS; Compuer programming and software; information security; cryptography
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8771

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