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- Concurrent Program Security (detailed position announcement at http://www.mais.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/assets/misc/2015-PostDoc-IFS-Concurrent.pdf)
- Information-Flow Security by Design (detailed position announcement at http://www.mais.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de/assets/misc/2015-PostDoc-IFS-SecurityEngineering.pdf)
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The positions are available from September 1st 2015, but a later start is also possible. We will consider applications until the positions are filled.
Questions about the positions can be sent to recruiting (at) mais.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de. For more information about the chair MAIS, please visit http://www.mais.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de.
Applicants are sought with an in-depth understanding in at least two of the following areas:
We are looking for individuals with excellent research skills and a passion to create new technologies. We expect that the applicant holds a master’s or doctorate degree with several years of professional experience in research and development in the security area, and has an excellent publication track record. The applicant should also have a very good background in Computer Science.
Candidates should have a degree in electronics, computer science or applied mathematics with strong interest in algorithms and signal processing. Prior experience in side channel analysis and embedded software or hardware design is an asset.
We offer a competitive salary and an international cutting-edge research program in an attractive working environment. WPI is a highly-ranked research university in the Boston area, and offers the opportunity to collaborate with world-class faculty and students in a collegial environment. We maintain close connections with surrounding universities and private companies.
Dear IACR members,
The Australian government has recently enacted its Defence Trade Controls Act (DTCA) which places export controls on cryptographic technologies. As it contains no exemption for ordinary research & teaching, the act apparently criminalizes the scholarly activities of our Australian colleagues.
The IACR has drafted a petition in response to this legislation (https://www.iacr.org/petitions/australia-dtca/). If you are an IACR member, we encourage you to add your signature. With enough support, we hope to contribute to an improvement to the situation in Australia.
As this is the first petition hosted by the IACR, we welcome your feedback. Please send comments to email@example.com.
Known techniques for solving this problem suffer from poor scalability, load-balancing issues, trusted party assumptions, and/or weak security guarantees.
In this paper, we propose an unconditionally-secure protocol for multi-party shuffling that scales well with the number of parties and is load-balanced. In particular, we require each party to send only a polylogarithmic number of bits and perform a polylogarithmic number of operations while incurring only a logarithmic round complexity. We show security under universal composability against up to about n/3 fully-malicious parties. We also provide simulation results showing that our protocol improves significantly over previous work. For example, for one million parties, when compared to the state of the art, our protocol reduces the communication and computation costs by at least three orders of magnitude and slightly decreases the number of communication rounds.