International Association for Cryptologic Research

International Association
for Cryptologic Research

The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) is a non-profit scientific organization whose purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields. Cryptology is the science and practice of designing computation and communication systems which are secure in the presence of adversaries.

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Crypto 2021
15 - 19 August 2021
Santa Barbara, USA

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Eurocrypt 2021
17 - 21 October 2021
Zagreb, Croatia
Asiacrypt 2021
5 - 9 December 2021
Singapore, Singapore

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Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
13 - 17 September 2021
Virtual event, Anywhere on Earth

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Theory of Cryptography Conference
8 - 11 November 2021
Raleigh, United States

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Real World Crypto Symposium
10 - 12 January 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Public Key Cryptography
7 - 11 March 2022
Yokohama, Japan

Photo: John-Mark Smith

Fast Software Encryption 2022
20 - 25 March 2022
Athens, Greece
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ePrint Report: MyOPE: Malicious securitY for Oblivious Polynomial Evaluation
Malika Izabachène, Anca Nitulescu, Paola de Perthuis, David Pointcheval

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ePrint Report: Large-Scale Non-Interactive Threshold Cryptosystems Through Anonymity
Andreas Erwig, Sebastian Faust, Siavash Riahi

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ePrint Report: Verifiable Isogeny Walks: Towards an Isogeny-based Postquantum VDF
Jorge Chavez-Saab, Francisco Rodríguez Henríquez, Mehdi Tibouchi

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ePrint Report: FO-like Combiners and Hybrid Post-Quantum Cryptography
Loïs Huguenin-Dumittan, Serge Vaudenay

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ePrint Report: The Exact Security of BIP32 Wallets
Poulami Das, Andreas Erwig, Sebastian Faust, Julian Loss, Siavash Riahi

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Recent Awards

TCC Test-of-Time Award, TCC 2005, Keyword Search and Oblivious Pseudorandom Functions

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2003, An Identity-Based Signature from Gap Diffie-Hellman Groups

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2004, An Efficient Signature Scheme from Bilinear Pairings and Its Applications

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2005, A Verifiable Random Function with Short Proofs and Keys

IACR Test of Time Award, CRYPTO 2006, New Proofs for NMAC and HMAC: Security Without Collision-Resistance

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