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Science Cafe - Cryptology: Breaking Code

The Sound of Ideas
Monday, June 9, 2008 at 9:00 am
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Many of us don't realize how much we rely on math to keep our assets safe. A stop at the ATM, a purchase on Amazon, a stock trade made by your 401K, all safe, thanks to math. To be specific, it's actually the science of cryptology. On the Sound of Ideas, we'll be joined by a father-son cryptology team. We'll learn how the math the military has relied on for decades is now being used to secure everything from your bank account to your child's grades.

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Dr. David Singer, Professor of Mathematics, Case Western Reserve University
Ari Singer, Director of Products and Services, Trusted Computing, NTRU

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