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Monthly archives for April, 2014

Upcoming Seminar: Murat Kantarcioglu

Upcoming Seminar: Murat Kantarcioglu

Friday, April 30 at 11am in AK 108: Access Pattern Disclosure Attacks against Searchable Encryption Schemes Presenter: Murat Kantarcioglu (University of Texas at Dallas) Abstract: With the advent of cloud computing, outsourcing data to cloud providers is becoming more popular due to the lower cost and increased flexibility. At the same time, concerns related to […]

LightSEC 2014 – Call for Papers

LightSEC 2014 – Call for Papers

The Third International Workshop on Lightweight Cryptography for Security & Privacy (LightSEC 2014) will be held on September 1-2, 2014 at Istanbul Commerce University, right at the bank of the Bosphorus, on the Historic Peninsula of Istanbul, Turkey. http://www.light-sec.org Submission Deadline : June 1, 2014 See also the full Call for Papers

Upcoming Seminar: Adam Ding

Upcoming Seminar: Adam Ding

On Friday, April 18 at 12noon in SL 104: Algorithmic Confusion Analysis of Higher Order DPA against Masking Protected Devices Presenter: Adam Ding (Northeastern University) Abstract: Masking the internal operations with random numbers is a popular countermeasure to protect cryptographic systems against differential power analysis (DPA). Higher order DPA can be used to break the […]

Sub-Transistor Level Hardware Trojans

Sub-Transistor Level Hardware Trojans

On Wednesday, April 16 at 11 am in AK 219: Sub-Transistor Level Hardware Trojans Presenter: Christof Paar (Ruhr-Universit√§t Bochum & UMASS Amherst) Abstract: Countless systems ranging from consumer electronics to military equipment are dependent on integrated circuits (ICs). A surprisingly large number of such systems are already security critical, e.g., medical devices, automotive electronics, or […]