Cryptology group news
Royal decoration for CWI researcher Herman te Riele
Secure positioning: impossible or possible?
Simple and secure identification method for RFID chips wins Best Paper Award
New record decomposition into prime numbers demonstrates vulnerability of important cryptographic keys
Researchers of the Cryptology and Information Security group of the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in Amsterdam with partners from Germany (BSI and Bonn University), France (INRIA Nancy), Japan (NTT) and Switzerland …
New mechanism for Internet security wins Best Paper Award
Safe electronic communication without keys
On 11 March Robbert de Haan (CWI) received his PhD in mathematics at Leiden University with his thesis Algebraic Techniques for Low Communication Secure Protocols.
Experts uncover weakness in Internet security
Independent security researchers in California and researchers at the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) in the Netherlands, EPFL in Switzerland, and Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) in the Netherlands have found a …
CWI contributes to crack RSA-576
An international team of mathematicians and computer scientists including two CWI researchers has found the two prime factors of a specially prepared encryption testing number called RSA-576, a number of 576 bits …