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2011-10-07
13:16 [Job][Update] MSc student, University of Warsaw

 

Description: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw is looking for an MSc students to work on the project \\\"Cryptographic Protocols Provably-Secure Against Physical Attacks\\\" (http://crypto.mimuw.edu.pl/Welcome/). The project is founded by the Foundation for Polish Science \\\"Welcome\\\" programme operated within the Innovative Economy Operational Programme 2007-2013. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the probability theory, computational complexity, algebra, and number theory. The knowledge of cryptography and information theory is a plus, but is not a prerequisite. The student can work both on the theoretical aspects of the project, and on the practical implementations.

Duration: 2 years, starting date: 1.11.2011 (or later)

Formal requirement: while participating in the project the student should be enrolled to the MSc-level studies at some Polish university.

Application deadline: 20.11.11.

13:12 [Job][New] MSc student, University of Warsaw

  MSc student (University of Warsaw),

Description: Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics of the University of Warsaw is looking for an MSc students to work on the project \"Cryptographic Protocols Provably-Secure Against Physical Attacks\" (http://crypto.mimuw.edu.pl/Welcome/). The project is founded by the Foundation for Polish Science \"Welcome\" programme operated within the Innovative Economy Operational Programme 2007-2013. The ideal candidate should be familiar with the probability theory, computational complexity, algebra, and number theory. The knowledge of cryptography and information theory is a plus, but is not a prerequisite. The student can work both on the theoretical aspects of the project, and on the practical implementations.

Duration: 2 years, starting date: 1.11.2011 (or later)

Formal requirement: while participating in the project the student should be enrolled to the MSc-level studies at some Polish university.

Application deadline: 20.11.11.



2011-10-06
06:20 [Event][New] ICACM 2012: International Conference on Applied and Computational Mathematics

  Submission: 30 March 2012
Notification: 1 June 2012
From October 3 to October 6
Location: Ankara, Turkey
More Information: http://icacm.iam.metu.edu.tr/


06:08 [Event][New] WAIFI 2012: International Workshop on the Arithmetic of Finite Fields

  From July 16 to July 19
Location: Bochum, Germany
More Information: http://waifi.org/




2011-10-05
16:19 [Job][New] Post-Doc Position in Information Security (Quantum Key Distribution), ID Quantique, Geneva, Switzerland

  ID Quantique, based in Geneva Switzerland, is an innovative and fast-growing company active in the field of high-speed network encryption and quantum key distribution. Within the framework of an FP7 research project, ID Quantique is opening a Postdoc Position in Information Security.

Quantum Key Distribution is a technology that exploits the laws of quantum physics to guarantee the security of communications across optical networks. ID Quantique played a prominent role in the development of this technology and was the first vendor to bring a product to market. It is now carrying out an EU funded research project to conduct a rigorous and in-depth analysis of the security of Quantum Key Distribution technology in view of achieving standardized information assurance.

ID Quantique is seeking to hire a Postdoc who will carry out research on methods for the design and analysis of security of quantum key distribution systems.

16:19 [Job][New] Post-Doc, Tel Aviv Universaity, Israel

  The Cryptography Group at Tel Aviv University, Israel, is looking for a postdoctoral researcher in the foundations of cryptography. This will be a 1-year position, with the possibility of extending it to a second year.

Candidates must hold a PhD in computer science, electrical engineering or related areas, and must have a demonstrated record of top-quality research in theoretical cryptography or related areas.

If you are interested, please send an email with a copy of your CV, a short research statement, and the name of at least two candidates for reference letters. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, the starting date is flexible.





2011-10-04
17:59 [Conf][EC] 194 submissions at Eurocrypt

  Eurocrypt 2012 had a total of 194 submissions. Notification is is scheduled for 7 December 2011. Eurocrypt will be held in Cambridge, UK.



2011-10-03
20:31 [Event][New] DICTAP 2012: 2nd Digital Information & Communication Technology & its Applicatiions Conf

  Submission: 10 February 2012
Notification: 1 March 2012
From May 16 to May 18
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
More Information: http://www.sdiwc.net/thi/


15:53 [Event][New] Third SHA-3 Candidate Conference

  Submission: 4 November 2011
Notification: 20 January 2012
From March 22 to March 23
Location: Washington, DC, USA
More Information: http://csrc.nist.gov/groups/ST/hash/sha-3/Round3/March2012/




2011-10-01
17:46 [Election] 6.3% participation within 24h

  For the ongoing election of 3 directors of the IACR, a total of 94 votes have been cast in the first 24h. This is equivalent to 6.3% of the 1484 eligible voters. The election is open until November 15,2011. For comparison: In 2010, a total of 30,5% of votes were cast in the whole election (6 weeks).



2011-09-29
04:51 [Job][New] 3 Security Experts in Network/SW and HW/Smartcards, LGAI Applus+, Barcelona, Spain

  LGAI Applus+ is a SW/HW security lab located in Barcelona, Spain. Our business is security consultancy and evaluation/certification processes like Common Criteria, EMVCo, etc.

The three open positions are:

  • 1 SENIOR HW-smartcards security expert in side channel attacks (DPA-like) and eventually also in perturbation attacks (DFA/laser like).
  • 1 JUNIOR & 1 SENIOR security analyst for SW-Devices as routers, firewalls, etc.