Former CIA agent talks encryption

Chelsea Morgan, Staff Writer

November 30, 2011

During the Nov. 17 History Lecture Series entitled Codes & Ciphers 101, former CIA communication officer Cortlandt Barnes spoke about a relatively unknown encryption tool invented near the end of World War II. Barnes presented...

Former Iran hostage captures audience’s attention

Alexis M. Johnson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2010

Cortlandt Barnes was once in the Navy, then a CIA employee. He is now retired and works as a U.S. government consultant. Thirty years ago, he was unsure of whether he would live to see the next day. In 1979, he was one of the...

Cortlandt Barnes