EVOLUTION OF WARFARE BLOG: Cryptography is a broad, sticky, and mathematically complex, but interesting subject and an integral part of the evolution of warfare. So let’s get some definitions out of the way first. Cryptology is the study of codes, both creating and solving them. Cryptography is the art of creating codes. Cryptanalysis is the art of surreptitiously revealing the contents of coded messages, breaking codes, that were not intended for you as a recipient.
The DoD is applying the latest civilian technology to legacy platforms and doctrine faster than ever before, sometimes less than a year after it’s hit the consumer market.