Date & time (UTC/GMT):
June 23, 2023 4:00 PM
There has always been a need for keeping communications secret. This forum will describe and demonstrate some of the historic machines and techniques that have been used to encipher and decipher messages and report on new discoveries in the history of cryptology. Paul Reuvers and March Simons: Introduction and 'New Discoveries in Enigma and Cipher Machine History' (In English). Klaus Schmeh: 'Ciphers and Crime'. (In German and English). Olaf Ostwald: 'Flaws in the Enigma design'. Ralph Simpson: 'Keyspace' (In English). Klaus Kopacz, Paul Reuvers, John Alexander, Dr. Simon Wiest and Dan and Tom Perera: 'Demonstrations of Cipher Machines' (In German and English). Please note that this is an in-person presentation as part of the Ninth Annual Enigma Forum at the Friedrichshafen HAM Radio Fest on June 23, 2023.