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Please join the National Cryptologic Foundation (NCF) and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation (INSF) for Cocktails and Codebreakers, a celebration of women in codebreaking. Help us pay tribute to the rich history of trailblazing women in cryptology, to include recognizing the United States Postal Service's launch of a Women Cryptologists of WWII forever stamp.

This special event will be Sponsored by HUMAN Security, the National Cryptologic Foundation, and the Intelligence and National Security Foundation. *** Learn more about the USPS Women Cryptologists forever stamp - release date 18 October 2022 (at the National Cryptologic Museum).

When: October 27, 2022, 4:30pm to 6:30pm
Where: The Hotel at Arundel Preserve: 7795 Arundel Mills Blvd, Hanover, MD 21076
Registration:  Closed.


Fireside Chat Guest Speaker: Kemba Walden, the first Principal Deputy National Cyber Director, Office of the National Cyber Director.
Special Guest Speaker:  Mr. Bill Nye, American science educator and author, will speak about his mother who served as a WWII cryptologist with the WAVES.
Fireside Chat Moderator: Mr. Greg Myre, NPR National Security Correspondent
*** Speaker Change *** Jen Easterly (Director, CISA) had an unavoidable conflict and is not able to join us on October 27th as previously planned.


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