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ISG host the first London Crypto Day

Posted on 14/06/2017

londoncryptoOn Monday 5th June 2017, the first London Crypto Day was held in the Moore Auditorium of Royal Holloway, University of London, sponsored by the London Mathematical Society and the Royal Holloway Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security.

The event, organised by Liz Quaglia and Kenny Paterson, from the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London, attracted over 50 attendees for a day of cryptography talks. The impressive list of speakers for this event included:

  • Martin Albrecht, Royal Holloway, University of London: Primal and Dual Attacks on LWE-based Encryption Schemes
  • Liqun Chen, University of Surrey: Cryptography and Trust
  • Jens Groth, University College London: Snarky Signatures: Minimal Signatures of Knowledge from Simulation-Extractable SNARKS
  • Aggelos Kiayias, University of Edinburgh: Ouroboros: A Provably Secure Proof-of-Stake Blockchain Protocol
  • Markulf Kohlweiss, Microsoft Research Cambridge: A Cryptographically Verified Implementation of crypto-box
  • Maura Paterson, Birkbeck, University of London, Reducing download complexity and storage requirements in PIR



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