International Association for Cryptologic Research

About the IACR

The IACR is a non-profit organization devoted to supporting the promotion of the science of cryptology. Cryptology is the science of the making and breaking of encryption algorithms, but in the modern world it encompasses so much more. You use cryptology all the time, when banking, when using a mobile phone, when opening your car door. You are even using it now when you are reading this web page.

All IACR decisions are made by its Board of Directors

The organization is run according to its Bylaws, Guidelines and Policies

The IACR Logo is based on the Grille Cipher.

Being an organization focused on developing privacy solutions for the coming decades we take your privacy very seriously.