Enigma – It Happened in Warsaw

  Typically, the work done at Bletchley Park receives most of the glory for breaking Enigma. But the complete story actually begins in Warsaw, Poland in 1919. Of all codebreakers, the Polish Cipher Bureau, spearheaded by Marian Rejewski, did the first codebreaking. This is a largely untold story that suggests that without Rejewski’s codebreaking groundwork, […]

Enigmatic Passwords Exposed

Many people including technologists do not know how to think about passwords…. The most important feature of a good password is the length – here is why: Assume passwords are composed of the numbers 0-9. If numbers only, then for each additional number it scales to the power of 10 or logarithmic progression. Therefore, if […]