Cryptology group news
ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award for Ronald Cramer
Cryptographer Ronald Cramer (CWI and Leiden University) has been awarded the ESORICS 2023 Outstanding Research Award.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Futureproofing computer security
Computer systems need advanced mathematical tools to disguise or encrypt our information and keep it safe from prying eyes.
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 …