News | May 1, 2015

"William Friedman: A Life in Cryptology" Exhibit Opens at the National Cryptologic Museum

The National Cryptologic Museum, Ft. Meade, Maryland, debuted its newest exhibit, "William Friedman: A Life in Cryptology" at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, April 28. Ms. Corin Stone, NSA Executive Director, hosted the event attended by over 60 guests. She remarked about William Friedman's significance as one of the founders of American cryptology, and highlighted some of his remarkable accomplishments in cryptologic history that have kept our nation and the world a safer place.

Among the guests at the event were past and present NSA leaders, National Cryptologic Museum Foundation Board of Directors, historians, and agency employees involved in the review and declassification of 7,600 official papers that are now available to the public in portions at the National Cryptologic Museum, and in their entirety online. Additionally, Mr. Friedman's great niece and great-great niece attended and participated in this momentous occasion.

To learn more about William Friedman and the impact he has had on the work and achievements at NSA bring your family to the National Cryptologic Museum to explore the cryptologic world.

More information about this exhibit is available on the NCM's Facebook page.