ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award for Ronald Cramer

Cryptographer Ronald Cramer (CWI and Leiden University) has been awarded the ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award.

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Three CWI researchers awarded with Veni grant from NWO

Three talented CWI researchers received a Veni grant from the Dutch Research Council (NWO) to develop their own research over the next three years. They focus on topics varying from quantum-safe cryptography …

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Event on Singapore & the Netherlands: Trust Technologies

The Netherlands Innovation Network (NIN) at the Dutch embassy in Singapore is exploring the possibility of a mission to Singapore in the field of Trust Technologies, 17 – 21 October. On 8 …

'Singapore & the Netherlands: Trust Technologies' event, 8 June 2023 at CWI

How to make cryptographic techniques more efficient

Transferring money or sending other sensitive information online: with cryptography, your data does not fall into the wrong hands. Thomas Attema developed a new technique to make data encryption even more efficient.


AIVD, TNO and CWI publish handbook on migration to quantum-secure communications

Organizations should start migrating to a quantum-safe environment soon. On 4 April 2023, AIVD, TNO and CWI published a handbook for the migration to quantum-secure communications. Alexandra van Huffelen, State Secretary for …


How quantum mechanics threatens our digital lives – and makes them safer

Much of the work of Serge Fehr (CWI and Leiden University) is abstract and theoretical and comprehensible to very few people. But his work helps make the digital world safer. He will …

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Futureproofing computer security

Computer systems need advanced mathematical tools to disguise or encrypt our information and keep it safe from prying eyes.

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CWI involved in two primary Post-Quantum Cryptography standards

Cryptographic standards to protect sensitive electronic data against the threat of quantum computers have finally been selected by the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Léo Ducas from CWI's Cryptology …

CWI involved in two Post-Quantum Cryptography standards