An Operator's Guide to the Enigma Cipher Machine

A talk from EMF 2014 by Simon Singh

On Saturday August 30, 2014 at in Stage A

Simon Singh, bestselling author of Fermat's Last Theorem & The Code Book, discusses the German Enigma cipher machine and how it was cracked during the Second World War by British codebreakers at Bletchley Park. This talk will include a demonstration of a genuine Enigma cipher machine. He'll also discuss the history of encryption from Ancient Greece through to the Information Age.