Martin Hellman

Martin Hellman

Martin Edward Hellman (born October 2, 1945) is an American cryptologist, and is best known for his invention of public key cryptography in cooperation with Whitfield Diffie and Ralph Merkle. Hellman is a long-time contributor to the computer privacy debate and is more recently known for promoting risk analysis studies on nuclear threats, including the NuclearRisk.org website.

Read more about Martin HellmanEarly Life, Public Key Cryptography, Computer Privacy Debate, Defusing The Nuclear Threat, Awards and Honors

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