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The Woman All Spies Fear

Wednesday, October 20, 2021
1:00 pm1:40 pm
Nepris Online Classroom

Amy Butler Greenfield will discuss her new teen and young adult nonfiction book: "The Woman All Spies Fear," to share information about code breaker Elizebeth Smith Friedman and her hidden life. This presentation will give students insight into the history of code breaking and help them think about what lessons they can take away into potential careers in cybersecurity.

Key Questions
* Who was Elizebeth Smith Freidman?
* How did she become a code breaker?
* What did Elizebeth contribute to the war effort?
* What lessons can students take away as they consider potential career opportunities?

Expected Outcomes
Students will explore the role women have played as code breakers, and consider their own potential futures in cybersecurity.

Visit the link below for the Nepris course page and to register to attend the live CyberChat. If you cannot attend, stay tuned for a link to the recording.


Our quarterly cryptologic programs highlight relevant topics and feature exciting guest speakers.