RISC Seminars (Research on Information Security and Cryptology)

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Past 2019 Event(s)

Fri, Nov 29, 2019RISC seminar: LDPC Codes & Functional Encryption
  • Nicolas Resch (Carnegie Mellon University): LDPC Codes Achieve List Decoding Capacity
  • Romain Gay (Cornell Tech, NY, USA): Functional Encryption: a bottom up approach.
November 22, 2019CWI Lectures on Cryptology
  • Claude Crépeau (McGill University, Canada): Demonstrating That a Public Graph Can Be 3-Coloured Without Revealing Any Knowledge About How...
  • Serge Fehr (CWI & Leiden University): Multiparty Computation: Collaborate without Compromise(ing Your Data)
  • Gilles Brassard (University of Montreal, Canada): Big Brother in a Quantum World
  • Anna Lysyanskaya (Brown University, USA): 1984 without Big Brother: Anonymous Credential Systems and Variations
  • David Chaum (Elixxir, USA): Designing a Metadata Resistant Network
October 4, 2019RISC Seminar on Isogeny Based Cryptography
  • Lorenz Panny (TU Eindhoven, The Netherlands): What are isogenies and why do we care?
  • Luca De Feo (IBM Research - Zurich, Switzerland): How to prove a secret isogeny
  • Wouter Castryck (KU Leuven, Belgium): Isogeny-based cryptography in genus 2
June 27, 2019RISC Seminar on Blockchain
  • Esteban Landerreche (CWI): Crypto & Crypto: What blockchains mean to cryptography
  • Eduardo Moraes de Morais (ING): Research problems in Cryptography for Blockchain
  • Juan Garay (Texas A&M University): How to Bypass a Consensus Impossibility Result
  • Giorgos Panagiotakos (University of Edinburgh): Iterated Search Problems and Blockchain Security under Falsifiable Assumptions
May 17RISC Seminar
  • Prof. Aggelos Kiayias (University of Edinburgh & IOHK): Architecting Secure and Efficient Distributed Ledgers
May 3, 2019RISC + Prometheus Seminar
  • Thomas Prest (PQ-Shield): All Along the Ring Tower: Algebraic Structures for Fun and Profit
  • Serge Fehr (CWI, Amsterdam): Security of the Fiat-Shamir Transformation in the Quantum Random Oracle Model
  • Thijs Laarhoven (TU Eindhoven): Lattice algorithms for the closest vector problem with preprocessing
  • Alice Pellet--Mary (ENS Lyon): Approx-SVP in Ideal Lattices with Pre-processing and (maybe) some extensions
March 18, 2019Special RISC Seminar on the Occasion of Max Fillinger's PhD Defense
  • Max Fillinger (Fox-IT, formerly CWI): Two-Prover Bit-Commitments: Classical, Quantum and Non-Signaling
  • Stacey Jeffery (CWI and QuSoft): On Non-Adaptive Quantum Chosen-Ciphertext Attacks and Learning With Errors
  • Stefan Wolf (Università della Svizzera italiana): Causality - Consistency - Complexity