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09:12 [Event][New] crypt@b-it 2013

  Submission: 4 June 2013
From July 29 to August 2
Location: Bonn, Germany
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13:10 [Job][New] Research Assistant/Software Development (multiple positions available), University of New Brunswick, Canada


12:17 [Conf][EC] Early Bird Rgistration Notice


There are 15 days left to register with the early registration fee for Eurocrypt 2013 in Athens.
The same cut-off date applies for guaranteeing the booking of a room at the conference hotel.

Starting April 27th, a late fee of $110 will be applied to all registrations. Moreover, rooms at the conference hotel may not be available anymore. Note that you may cancel your booking at the hotel up to two weeks ahead of the conference with no penalty so it is advisable to book early even if your travel plans are still not finalized.

For more information about Eurocrypt in Athens please check the web-site

05:38 [Event][New] GeoCrypto 2013: Conference on Geometry and Cryptography

  Submission: 30 July 2013
From October 7 to October 11
Location: Tahiti, French Polynesia
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17:47 [Job][New] Quantum Cryptography or Cryptography Engineer, Confidential Classfied Level 5 (Private Business)


  • Can work from home around the world.
  • Speak and understand English very well.
  • High secure computer system(s) and high level network security.
  • Sectors involved in financial service, mobile technology, all operating systems that touch (Micorsoft, Apple, Google, etc)
  • Compensation negotiable

Please send resume

06:46 [Event][New] DPM'2013: 8th International Workshop on Data Privacy Management

  Submission: 2 June 2013
Notification: 15 July 2013
From September 12 to September 13
Location: Egham, UK
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04:25 [News] 2013 IACR Fellows

  The 2013 IACR Fellows have been announced. The new fellows are: Dan Boneh, Ronald Cramer, Claude Crépeau, Lars Knudsen, Hugo Krawczyk, Victor S. Miller, Rafail Ostrovsky

17:51 [Job][New] PostDoc Position in Lightweight Cryptography for the Internet of Things, University of Luxembourg


The Laboratory of Algorithmics, Cryptology and Security (LACS) of the University of Luxembourg is looking for a post-doctoral researcher in the area of lightweight cryptography. The successful candidate will contribute to a research project entitled \\\"Applied Cryptography for the Internet of Things (ACRYPT)\\\", which is funded by the Fonds National de la Recherche (FNR). Besides conducting high-quality research, the tasks associated with this position include the co-supervision of a Ph.D. student and the dissemination of research results. The ACRYPT project is led by Prof. Alex Biryukov and expected to start in summer 2013.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree (or be in the final stages of a Ph.D. program) in cryptography or a closely related discipline. Applications from researchers with experience in embedded systems security, network security, privacy/anonymity, or mobile/wireless security will also be considered. Preference will be given to candidates with a strong publication record including papers in top-tier crypto/security conference proceedings or journals. Candidates with an interest to conduct leading-edge research in one of the following areas are particularly encouraged to apply:

  • Design and analysis of symmetric cryptographic primitives
  • Side-channel attacks (e.g. DPA) on symmetric cryptographic primitives and countermeasures

The position is available from July 2013 on basis of a fixed-term contract for a duration of three years, which includes a probation period of six months. LACS offers excellent working conditions in an attractive research environment and a highly competitive salary. Interested candidates are invited to submit their application by email to lacs.acrypt(at) The application material should contain a cover letter explaining the candidate\\\'s motivation and research interests, a detailed CV (including photo), a list of publications, copies of diploma certificates, and names and

07:32 [Job][New] Postdoc, University of California San Diego (UCSD), La Jolla, California, USA

  The cryptography group at UCSD (Bellare, Micciancio, Shacham, Impagliazzo) would love to welcome some new postdocs! We conduct research in both theoretical and applied cryptography. Start dates, duration and pay are flexible. Please apply via

13:54 [Event][New] Indocrypt 2013: 14th International Conference on Cryptology in India

  Submission: 14 June 2013
Notification: 26 August 2013
From December 7 to December 10
Location: Mumbai, India
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14:03 [Job][New] Associate Professors in Computer Science at Aarhus University, Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University, Denmark

  One or more positions as associate professor are available at the Department of Computer Science, Aarhus University ( starting January 1, 2014.

The department has research groups within “Algorithms and Data Structures”, “Data-Intensive Systems”, “Cryptography and Security”, “Mathematical Computer Science”, “Logics and Semantics”, “Ubiquitous Computing and Interaction”, “Computer-Mediated Activity”, “Use, Design and Innovation”, “Programming Languages”, “Computer Graphics and Image Processing” and “Bioinformatics”. In addition, we want to build competences within “Software Engineering / Multicore/ Systems”, “Machine Learning / Data Mining” and “Quantum Informatics”.

Applicants are expected to have several years of experience at the assistant professor level. They must document a strong record of original research and have teaching experience at undergraduate/graduate level.

The department has a staff of 140 people including 28 full and associate professors, 5 assistant professors, 25 PostDocs and 65 PhD students. The number of students is approximately 1,000.

Please apply online at before August 15, 2013.