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Dr Mark ‘Enigma’ Baldwin is an international expert and professional speaker on the Enigma Machine, the History of Cryptography, and the Special Operations Executive, and has delivered more than 700 talks to over 60,000 people on these topics, all over the world.

His Enigma Machine talks and demos offer a rare opportunity for the audience to see and even play with a genuine, wartime Enigma Machine.

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Did the Nazis know the British were breaking the Enigma codes?

I am often asked whether the Germans had any idea that the British were successfully breaking Enigma during the war. Surely, they say, there were German spies in Britain who would have been able to pick up some clues, and to report their findings back to Germany? It often comes as a surprise to them … Continue reading Did the Nazis know the British were breaking the Enigma codes?

War Hackers: Why Breaking Enigma is still relevant to cybersecurity today

This year marks 100 years since the precursor of the Enigma machine was first patented by Arthur Scherbius. Although known best as the enciphering machine used by the Nazis during World War Two, the Enigma machine in fact pre-dates the war and was available commercially until the late 1920s, after which the German government swallowed … Continue reading War Hackers: Why Breaking Enigma is still relevant to cybersecurity today

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