Cryptology group news
Léo Ducas appointed professor of Mathematical Cryptology
Léo Ducas is appointed as a part-time professor Mathematical Cryptology at Leiden University. At CWI, he designed several cryptosystems, some of which might soon be adopted as new international standards.
The mathematics of privacy-friendly data sharing
For his work on the mathematics of privacy-friendly data sharing, Thomas Attema (TNO and CWI) won the TNO Young Excellent Researcher Award 2021. He was interviewed by TNO Insights.
Hurray! A new national supercomputer: Snellius
On Thursday 16 September 2021, Queen Máxima performed the official opening of the new national supercomputer Snellius. CWI researchers have been computing on the national supercomputer since 1984: from testing security keys …
Secure multiparty computation starts to deliver applications
On Monday 13 September, the 23rd edition of CWI in Business took place, this year in cooperation with TNO. Subject this year: Secure Multiparty Computation.
Start of ACCSS - new association of cybersecurity academics
Last month, members of the ACCSS association celebrated that ACCSS (ACademic Cyber Security Society) is now a formal association. Marten van Dijk, head of CWI’s Computer Security research group, is one of …
TNO, CWI and TU Delft receive 1.8 million for research in quantum security of public key infrastructures
A consortium including TNO, CWI and TU Delft received a 1.8 million grant from NWO to conduct research in the quantum security of public key infrastructures (PKI), which form the basis for …
New code breaking record for quantum-safe cryptography
A team of CWI cryptanalysts has set a new code breaking record for the lattice shortest vector problem (SVP) - a foundation for the security of next generation public-key cryptography, designed to …
Léo Ducas wins ERC Starting Grant for quantum-safe cryptography
Léo Ducas from CWI's Cryptology Group is awarded an ERC Starting Grant of 1.5 million euro for research on quantum-safe cryptography. Most of today’s cryptographic methods will not be secure against attacks …