Creators of Public Key Encryption Honored With This Year's Turing Award

Creators of Public Key Encryption Honored With This Year's Turing Award

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In 1976, Martin E. Hellman and Whitfield Diffie created public-key cryptography—and with it transformed the world of digital security. Now, they’ve been honored with the 2016 Turing Award, often thought to be the computing equivalent of the Nobel Prize.

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