- 1 Overview of CIPHER
- 2 Encryption
- 3 Mine
- 4 Network
- 5 Support
- 6 Transactions
- 7 A beige tie, perhaps?
- 8 d’Agapeyeff Cipher: how about a sorted frequency distribution search of Project Gutenberg?
- 9 DNA, and why not?
- 10 If not off-white, then what?
- 11 Is Suffixity Already Known By Another Name?
- 12 Is this page helpful?
- 13 Is this page helpful?
- 14 Overview ?
- 15 So… What Happened Next?
- 16 Was Henry Debosnys in fact Pierre Keff?
- 17 What are the eras of cryptography?
- 18 What Happened to Pierre Keff?
- 19 What Is a Cipher?
- 20 What is The Cipher?
- 21 Where are ciphers used?
- 22 Who is using CIPHER?
- 23 History of CIPHER
Overview of CIPHER
support the detection and analyses of vulnerabilities, malware and
persistent threats, allowing organisations to effectively mitigate risk
and defend themselves against sophisticated attacks.
In cryptology, the discipline concerned with the study of cryptographic algorithms, a cipher is an algorithm for encrypting and decrypting data.Symmetric key encryption, also called secret key encryption, depends on the use of ciphers, which operate symmetrically.With symmetric algorithms, the same cipher and encryption key are applied to data in the same way, whether the objective is to convert plaintext to ciphertext or ciphertext to plaintext.A cipher transforms data by processing the original, plaintext characters (or other data) into ciphertext, which should appear to be random data.
CIPHER is a stand-alone Windows application that examines electronic documents for possible incidents of hidden information and user-defined search phrases.CIPHER locates, reports and resolves these occurrences.Proprietary or classified information can intentionally or accidentally be included in documents shared with others.Boeing programmers have created a superior product that can be used to ensure that hidden information is not inadvertently included in and transmitted with a file.
Symmetric ciphers are most commonly used to secure online communications and are incorporated into many different network protocols to be used to encrypt exchanges.For example, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and TLS use ciphers to encrypt application layer data, especially when used with HTTP Secure (HTTPS).
Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at Seagate, Bob Pechman explains the pressures of supporting the business during a period of rapid technological change and how Cipher helps see the patent landscape through Seagate’s own technology lens.
Cipher CEO, Nigel Swycher was a leading IP lawyer in London for over 20 years focussing on the IP aspects of major corporate transactions.The first use case for Cipher was due diligence.
A beige tie, perhaps?
This also begs the question of what the tie’s colour originally was, before it had been (largely) washed out.The tie famously appears close to the end of Part 1 of the 1978 Littlemore documentary, and I think you can see a tinge of faded colour to it.
d’Agapeyeff Cipher: how about a sorted frequency distribution search of Project Gutenberg?
Even if (and I would not disagree that it’s a big ‘if’) we accept that the 14×14 rearrangement of the d’Agapeyeff Challenge Cipher’s Polybius square output is a staging point on the reconstructive road back to the original plaintext, we’re still left with an unknown transposition of an unknown substitution.Which is not great.
DNA, and why not?
Back in 2015, Byron Deveson suggested that someone should carefully recover Henry Debosnys’ DNA from the pieces in the museum (there’s a skull and, gorily enough, a hangman’s noose) and drop it into GEDmatch etc.
If not off-white, then what?
I’ve been thinking a lot about the off-white tie found in the suitcase the Somerton Man famously left at Adelaide’s railway station.Only an American gangster (or perhaps poor old Hector St Clair) would have a white tie to go with his black shirt: and what we’re looking at isn’t even a white tie, it’s an off-white tie.Oh, and the Somerton Man didn’t even have a black shirt in his suitcase.
Is Suffixity Already Known By Another Name?
Of course, it’s entirely possible that suffixity is nothing new.Given that my crypto bookshelves are focused more on cryptography (code-making) than on cryptology (code-breaking), I would be very happy to hear from crypto people who know the literature well.
Is this page helpful?
Is this page helpful?
Package cipher implements standard block cipher modes that can be wrapped
around low-level block cipher implementations.See https://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/toolkit/BCM/current_modes.html
and NIST Special Publication 800-38A.
So… What Happened Next?
If both Jean Keff and Pierre Keff were in Toulon in September 1872, it seems likely to me that they were both in the Bagne of Toulon (1748-1873), the gigantic prison made (in-)famous by Victor Hugo in Les Misérables.So it would seem likely that Pierre Keff’s retrial happened, and that Pierre was then sent to the Bagne with his brother for a similar life imprisonment.
Was Henry Debosnys in fact Pierre Keff?
A trawl through newspapers.com’s (paywalled) archive throws up various tidbits to do with fantasy-spinning wife-killer Henry Debosnys.For example, that his defence counsel consisted of Arod K.Dudley of Elizabethtown and Royal Corbin of Plattsburgh; that his brain “weighed fifty-two ounces“; and that on the day of his execution, “he commenced the day with his usual series of noises in imitation of different animals, of which he was a perfect mimic”.
What are the eras of cryptography?
Crytography has been through numerous phases of evolution.Early ciphers in cryptography were designed to allow encryption and decryption to take place by hand, while those which are developed and used today are only possible due to the high computational performance of modern machines (i.e the computer you are using right now).The major eras which have shaped cryptography are listed below.
What Happened to Pierre Keff?
That, alas, would seem to be a very much harder question to answer.There seems to be no immigration record of any Keff going to America, or of any Keff naturalization etc.So it seemed likely to me that the best place to search would be French archival records.So I looked at Gallica, and found a hit from 5th May 1872 in Le Petit journal des tribunaux.
What Is a Cipher?
The other day, I described someone as a cipher, and I was surprised that my husband had never heard the word used that way.
What is The Cipher?
The Cipher is a podcast featuring in-depth conversations with the most interesting figures in Hip-Hop and culture.
Where are ciphers used?
Ciphers are used to provide encryption, authentication, and data integrity checks in file transfer protocols like FTPS, SFTP, and WEBDAVS as well as in data-at-rest systems like OpenPGP. The articles How To Set Up A HTTPS File Transfer and Setting SFTP Algorithms On Your SFTP Server can give you more information on the subject, especially from a practical standpoint.
Who is using CIPHER?
The list of organizations that have purchased one or more CIPHER Licenses is quite substantial.