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13:52 [Event][New] ARES 2012: 7th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security

  Submission: 1 March 2012
Notification: 1 May 2012
From August 20 to August 24
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
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09:42 [Event][New] ISCTURKEY2012: 5th International Conference on Information Security and Cryptology

  Submission: 1 March 2012
Notification: 31 March 2012
From May 17 to May 19
Location: Ankara, Turkey
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08:20 [News] Newsletter Autumn 2011

  The current version of the newsletter is available. It has been sent out 25 November 2011 to all members.

14:08 [Event][New] WISTP 2012: Sixth Workshop in Information Security Theory and Practice

  Submission: 31 January 2012
Notification: 24 February 2012
From June 19 to June 20
Location: London, UK
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06:17 [Job][New] Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, University of Wollongong, Australia

  The School of Computer Science and Software Engineering (SCSSE)

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Computer Science


SCSSE is one of Australia’s leading teaching and research schools. Applications are invited for a continuing position at Lecturer level B/C. The appointee will participate in the teaching of computer science, software engineering and information security subjects.

Applicants must have completed a PhD in Computer Science or a closely related discipline and have teaching experience in computer science, software engineering, or information security. Applicants must have a strong research record of information security and cryptography and has ability to collaborate across the research themes of the School is highly desirable.

Candidates must address the criteria specified in the relevant Position Description which is available from our website. For further information about these roles please contact Associate Professor Yi Mu, Head, School of Computer Science and Software Engineering on +61 2 4221 5881 or email ymu (at)

Applications Close 18 December 2011

Quote Ref No. 24101

How to Apply: Please go to our website

to submit your application online & for more information about the position.

09:42 [Conf][FSE] FSE 2012: 90 submissions received

  Notification of decision: January 23, 2012
Workshop: March 19-21, 2012

18:46 [Event][New] FIRST 2012: 24th Annual FIRST Conference on Computer Security and Incident Response

  From June 17 to June 22
Location: St. Julians, Malta
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16:32 [Job][New] Cryptography Architect, CipherCloud, Hyderabad, India


CipherCloud provides cloud data encryption solutions with award-winning technology. CipherCloud protects enterprise data using encryption, tokenization, and masking in any private or public cloud environment without impacting functionality or usability. CipherCloud eliminates data privacy, data residency, security and regulatory compliance concerns and accelerates cloud adoption.


Cryptography Architect will lead and contribute to our core technology. This senior engineering position requires demonstrated capabilities in cryptography, encryption, programming, and the associated computational sciences, while also serving the role of cryptography lead for the product teams. The position also requires leading associated research and patent activities and staging of foundational cryptographic technologies for security products, and offers an excellent opportunity for a high energy and results-oriented individual to make significant contributions to CipherCloud’s expanding market presence and industry leadership. In this strategic position, candidate will also work with customers and product management to identify customer requirements and contribute to product strategy.


  • BS, MS, PhD, or equivalent in a related discipline.
  • In-depth development experience in cryptography algorithms, encryption and key management techniques
  • Good knowledge of symmetric encryption algorithms such as AES, Triple DES
  • Understanding of Homomorphic and such symmetric encryption techniques
  • Experience with character encoding such as Base64
  • Hands-on programming experience in C or Java. Java development experience is a plus
  • Entrepreneurial drive and work ethnic, self-motivated, results oriented and demonstrated ability to add value and succeed in a fast paced environment.
  • Team player with strong communications and writing skills.

16:30 [Event][New] 2nd Bar-Ilan Winter School on Cryptography: Lattice-Based Cryptography and

  From February 19 to February 22
Location: Ramat Gan, Israel
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06:49 [Event][Update] Is Cryptographic Theory Practically Relevant?

  Submission: 31 January 2011
From January 31 to February 2
Location: Cambridge, UK
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06:48 [Event][Update] WMC2012: Third Workshop on Mathematical Cryptology

  Submission: 28 March 2012
Notification: 18 May 2012
From July 9 to July 11
Location: Castro Urdiales (Cantabria), Spain
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