Richard Brisson is an avid collector of cryptology and espionage related artefacts. A graduate from the University of Ottawa (B.Sc. Math-Physics in 1978 and M.Sc. Systems Science in 1980), he worked as a mathematician and researcher for the Canadian Government's Communications Security Establishment Canada (CSEC) from which he retired in 2011. His career at CSEC largely involved duties that encompassed various fields of Mathematics and Computer Science - he is also a graduate of NSA's 3-year Cryptologic Mathematics Program. Over the last 30 years, he has been collecting vintage cryptographic and clandestine artifacts dating up to and including the Cold War, with a particular emphasis on Canadian Cryptology. He has had a number of partnerships in the display of artifacts including the Diefenbunker (Cold War Bunker in Carp near Ottawa), National Museum of Science and Technology (in Ottawa), and the National Cryptologic Museum at Fort Meade.
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