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 2020
17 - 21 August 2020
Asiacrypt 2020
6 - 10 December 2020
Daejeon, South Korea

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Eurocrypt 2021
2 - 6 May 2021
Zagreb, Croatia

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Public Key Cryptography
1 - 4 June 2020

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Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
14 - 17 September 2020
Beijing, China

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Fast Software Encryption
8 - 12 November 2020
Athens, Greece

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Theory of Cryptography Conference
16 - 19 November 2020
Durham , USA

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Real World Crypto Symposium
11 - 13 January 2021
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Event Calendar: SEC@SAC: The Security Track at the 36th ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing
Gwangju, South Korea, 22 March - 26 March 2021

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ePrint Report: EM-Side-Channel Resistant Symmetric-Key Authentication Mechanism for Small Devices
Rick Boivie, Charanjit S. Jutla, Daniel Friedman, Ghavam Shahidi

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ePrint Report: Computation of a 30750-Bit Binary Field Discrete Logarithm
Robert Granger, Thorsten Kleinjung, Arjen K. Lenstra, Benjamin Wesolowski, Jens Zumbragel

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ePrint Report: Configurable Private Querying: Lookup and Partial Matching under Homomorphic Encryption
Hamish Hunt, Jack Crawford, Oliver Masters, Enrico Steffinlongo, Flavio Bergamaschi

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ePrint Report: From Partial to Global Asynchronous Reliable Broadcast
Diana Ghinea, Martin Hirt, Chen-Da Liu-Zhang

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Recent Awards

PKC Test-of-Time award, PKC 2003, Threshold Signatures, Multisignatures and Blind Signatures Based on the Gap-Diffie-Hellman-Group Signature Scheme

PKC Test-of-Time award, PKC 2001, A Generalisation, a Simplification and Some Applications of Paillier's Probabilistic Public-Key System

PKC Test-of-Time award, PKC 1998, On the Security of ElGamal Based Encryption

Best Young Researcher Award, EUROCRYPT 2020, Private Information Retrieval with Sublinear Online Time

Best Paper Award, EUROCRYPT 2020, Optimal Broadcast Encryption from Pairings and LWE

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