HOPE 2020 (2020): "Hacking Enigma: The Real Story of the 'Imitation Game' and Alan Turing" (Download)
Monday, July 27, 2020: 1900. The German military used Enigma cipher machines to encode all of their important communications. The breaking of these Enigma codes is credited with shortening the war by two years, saving thousands of lives, and perhaps keeping Hitler from developing the atomic bomb. This talk will explain in detail how the Enigma works and trace the fascinating history of the cracking of the Enigma codes. The real story behind The Imitation Game movie will be told.