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2011-07-30
18:42 [News] One-Time Pad was invented 35 years earlier by Frank Miller, not Vernam and Mauborgne

  The One-Time Pad is the first perfectly secure cipher. Its invention is usually credited to Gilbert S. Vernam and Joseph O. Mauborgne. Prof. Steven M. Bellovin from the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University shows that it was known approx. 35 years earlier to a Sacramento banker named Frank Miller. He also published his scheme in the book Telegraphic Code to Insure Privacy and Secrecy in the Transmission of Telegrams. Steven Bellovin rediscovered this book in the Library of Congress. He has published his findings in Steven M. Bellovin: 'Frank Miller: Inventor of the One-Time Pad', Cryptologia, Volume 35, Issue 3, pages 203-222, July 2011.



2011-07-27
15:07 [Event][Update] PKC 2012: 15th Conference on Practice and Theory in Public Key Cryptography

  Submissiondate:15 December 2011Notificationdate:27 February 2012From May 21 to May 23Location: Darmstadt, GermanyMore Information: http://pkc2012.cased.de/

14:57 [Event][Update] PKC 2012: 15th Conference on Practice and Theory in Public Key Cryptography

  From May 21 to May 23Location: Darmstadt, GermanyMore Information: http://pkc2012.cased.de/



2011-07-25
10:14 [Event][Update] FSE 2012: 19th International Workshop on fast software encryption

  Submissiondate:17 November 2011Notificationdate:23 January 2012From March 19 to March 21Location: Washington, USAMore Information: http://fse2012.inria.fr/

10:14 [Event][New] FSE 2012: 19th International Workshop on fast software encryption

  Submissiondate:17 November 2011Notificationdate:23 January 2012From March 19 to March 21Location: Washington, USAMore Information: http://fse2012.inria.fr/



2011-07-21
22:16 [Job][New] Ph.D. Scholarships, CASED / Darmstadt University of Technlogy, Germany

 

The Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt (CASED) at the Technische Universitšt Darmstadt has openings for its PhD scholarship program in the areas of IT Security starting immediately.

CASED hosts a 3 year doctoral program for outstanding students holding a Master\\\'s degree (or German Diploma or equivalent) in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics, Electrical Engineering, Economics, Industrial Engineering, Information Systems, and Law or related disciplines. After successful completion of their degree, doctoral candidates will be awarded their degree from the Technische Universitaet Darmstadt.

This prestigious program offers scholarships to exceptional students who have the potential to make outstanding contributions to science, in the following areas of IT Security: Cryptography, privacy and trust, security for cyberphysical systems and networks, security of critical infrastructures, usability and security, security and privacy by design, economic and legal aspects of IT-security.

CASED intends to increase the number of female scientists and encourages female candidates to apply. Five openings are reserved for women only. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

Application deadline: 15-Aug-2011



22:04 [PhD][New] S. Dov Gordon: On Fairness in Secure Computation

  S. Dov Gordon
On Fairness in Secure Computation
cryptographic protocols


10:42 [PhD][New] Michael Hutter: Secure and Efficient Implementation of RFID Tags Supporting Cryptography

  Michael Hutter
Secure and Efficient Implementation of RFID Tags Supporting Cryptography
implementation




2011-07-19
14:56 [PhD][New] Urs Hengartner

  Urs Hengartner




14:56 [PhD][New] Jeremy Clark: Democracy Enhancing Technologies: Toward deployable and incoercible E2E elections

  Jeremy Clark
Democracy Enhancing Technologies: Toward deployable and incoercible E2E elections
applications




2011-07-18
14:56 [Event][New] The science of secrecy: ciphers to cyberspace