Cryptology group news
Three articles from the Netherlands published in ERCIM News 106 on Cybersecurity
In July 2016, ERCIM News 106 was published: ercim-news.ercim.eu/en106. This issue featured a special theme on Cybersecurity, in which three articles from the Netherlands were published and one from Belgium. Another article …
Veni grants for Léo Ducas and Johannes Köster
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants to Léo Ducas and Johannes Köster of CWI.
First book on quantum-secure multi-party computation
Ronald Cramer (Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica), Ivan Damgard and Jesper Nielsen (Aarhus University) recently published the first book ever on information-theoretically secure multiparty computation (MPC) – a subfield of cryptography that describes …
Researchers urge: industry standard SHA-1 should be retracted sooner
An international team of cryptanalysts urges the industry today that SHA-1 internet security standard should be retracted sooner, since the cost of breaking it is significantly lower than previously thought.
Vision on Quantum-Safe Encryption in WIRED and Quanta magazine
Research results of CWI cryptologists Ronald Cramer and Léo Ducas on quantum-safe encryption were discussed in an article on WIRED on 19 September 2015.
Marc Stevens keynote at Security in Times of Surveillance event
Marc Stevens (CWI) was one of the keynote speakers at the Eindhoven Institute for the Protection of Systems and Information (Ei/PSI) event on Security in Times of Surveillance on Friday 8 May …
10-year anniversary for RISC crypto meetings
On 18 and 19 September the 10-year anniversary of the RISC seminar series on cryptography was celebrated with a two-day RISC Seminar on Theory of Cryptography at the Trippenhuis, home of the …
Five Veni grants for CWI researchers
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) has awarded Veni grants to Jop Briët, Jiyin He, Wouter Koolen, Marc Stevens and Xiaodong Zhuge of CWI.