How a Musician Used Sheet Music Encryption to Help Soviet Defectors

Available On Demand
Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2022
2:25 PM - 3:15 PM PT
Moscone South Esplanade

Join Dr. Merryl Goldberg as she shares her story of sneaking information into the Soviet Union to help people defect utilizing her own encryption code that turned clear text into musical notes on sheet music. This inspiring journey of resilience, transformation, and humanity from 1985 Cold War tension will resonate with music lovers, history buffs, mathematicians and crypto enthusiasts alike.


Session Video

Participants
Britta Glade

Speaker

Senior Director, Content & Curation, RSA Conference

Merryl Goldberg

Speaker

Professor, Music, California State University San Marcos

Human Element

case studies cryptography innovation



Session Code
KEY-W09S

Topic/Track
Human Element

Type/Format
Keynote

Classification
General

Pass Requirements
  • Expo Plus
  • Full Conference
  • Press
  • Digital Pass
  • Speaker


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