Download e-book for iPad: A Life in Code: Pioneer Cryptanalyst Elizebeth Smith by G. Stuart Smith

By G. Stuart Smith

 Protesters referred to as it an act of battle while the U.S. Coast defend sank a Canadian-flagged vessel within the Gulf of Mexico in 1929. It took a cool-headed codebreaker fixing a “trunk-full” of smugglers’ encrypted messages to get Uncle Sam out of the mess: Elizebeth Smith Friedman’s groundbreaking paintings helped end up the boat used to be owned by way of American gangsters.
This e-book lines the profession of a mythical U.S. legislation enforcement agent, from her paintings for the Allies in the course of international struggle I via Prohibition, whilst she confronted threat from mobsters whereas attesting in excessive profile trials. Friedman based the cryptanalysis unit that supplied facts opposed to American rum runners and chinese language drug smugglers. in the course of global battle II, her decryptions introduced a jap undercover agent to justice and her Coast defend unit solved the Enigma ciphers of German spies. Friedman’s “all resource intelligence” version continues to be utilized by legislations enforcement and counterterrorism firms opposed to twenty first century threats.

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