History of Cryptography !

By: Manaal Irfan

Cryptography is the practice and study of techniques for secure communication in the presence of third parties.There are lots of different types of cryptography for example the Enigma - which was used by the Germans in World War 2 in addition the hieroglyphics which was used in Ancient Egypt.Various nations either adopted or adapted the design for their own cipher machines.

Enigma Code:-

The Enigma machine is a piece of spook hardware invented by a German and used by Britain's code breakers as a way of deciphering German signals traffic during World War Two.On 23 February 1918, German engineer Arthur Scherbius applied for a patent for a cipher machine using rotors.

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