Lawrie Brown

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Lawrence Peter Brown
Occupation Cryptographer and computer security researcher

Lawrence Peter "Lawrie" Brown is a cryptographer and computer security researcher, currently a Senior Lecturer at the Australian Defence Force Academy. His notable work includes the design of the block ciphers LOKI and LOKI97. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of New South Wales in 1991, with a dissertation on the design of LOKI and the cryptanalysis of the Data Encryption Standard.[1]


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According to his personal homepage, Brown's social activities include dancing a number of different styles. He has also composed some of his own dances. He enjoys reading science fiction and is an amateur radio enthusiast. Brown is a practicing Baptist.


  1. ^ Lawrie Brown at the Mathematics Genealogy Project

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