Monthly Archives: November 2013

Elliptic Curve Cryptography in Practice

The recent paper Elliptic Curve Cryptography in Practice by Joppe W. Bos and J. Alex Halderman and Nadia Heninger and Jonathan Moore and Michael Naehrig and Eric Wustrow is well worth reading. The discovery in 2012 of a large number … Continue reading

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Pairing 2013 conference

The Pairing 2013 conference will take place in Beijing, China during November¬†22-24, 2013. The list of accepted papers is here. There are two interesting papers about the discrete logarithm problem in finite fields and the impact of recent results on … Continue reading

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Recent work on pairing inversion

An important computational assumption in pairing-based cryptography is that it is hard to invert pairings. This problem has been studied for around 10 years, and it remains an active area of research. The purpose of this blog post is to … Continue reading

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