Tal Rabin. A professor at the University of Pennsylvania . Former head of cryptography research group at IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center and Algorand Foundation. We discuss the history of the IBM crypto research group and its legacy in the field.
Originally invented as an art and science of secret writing, today, cryptography has evolved to much more than that. It is a deed of both makers and breakers and is used extensively by citizens, corporations, and in messaging applications, computer networks, and protocols. The real world cryptographers podcast captures the history of the field via stories.