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Crypto pioneers Diffie and Hellman win Nobel Prize of Computing

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    ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery has announced at RSA Conference that it has awarded crypto pioneers Whitfield Diffie and Martin E. Hellman the 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award for critical contributions to modern cryptography. The ACM Turing Award, often referred to as the “Nobel Prize of Computing,” carries a $1 million prize with financial support provided by Google. Diffie, former Chief Security Officer of Sun Microsystems and Hellman, Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering at … More →

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