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CRYPTO 2017

Last week, Crypto 2017 took place at UC Santa Barbara. There were more than 425 attendees for this year’s 4-day conference, with 72 papers being presented. Monday morning was interrupted by a very special coffee break: the ecliptic curve cryptography … Continue reading

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Isogeny-based post-quantum crypto

I’ve been meaning to write about isogeny-based crypto for a long while. This area has steadily become more and more active and there are now many researchers working seriously on it. The main motivation is its potential to provide a … Continue reading

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Great animations explaining SIDH

There is a great blog post by Wouter Castryck on the COSIC research group (KU Leuven) website about supersingular Isogeny Diffie-Hellman (SIDH). I’ve been meaning to write about this for months but haven’t had the time. So in the meantime … Continue reading

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CRYPTO and PQCRYPTO

The list of accepted papers to Crypto 2017 is now online. Some highlights for ECC fans include: “The first collision for full SHA-1” by Marc Stevens, Elie Bursztein, Pierre Karpman, Ange Albertini and Yarik Markov “Fast Secure Two-Party ECDSA Signing” … Continue reading

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Eurocrypt 2017

Eurocrypt 2017 was hosted by the ENS crypto group in Paris, France. There were four talks of special interest to researchers in curve-based cryptography, and a couple of items in the Rump Session. Twisted -normal form for elliptic curves David … Continue reading

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ECC Conference 2017

The 21st Workshop on Elliptic Curve Cryptography will take place in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 13–15, 2017. — Steven Galbraith

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ECC 2017, Nijmegen November 13-15

The ECC 2017 conference will be held in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, November 13-15, 2017. There will be a school held before the conference on November 9-11. More information is available at the conference page https://ecc2017.cs.ru.nl/

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