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15:37 [Event][New] VI-MSS: Mathematical and Statistical Aspects of Cryptography

  Submission: 12 January 2012
From January 12 to January 14
Location: Kolkata, India
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13:31 [Job][New] Post-Doc, Bar-Ilan University, Tel-Aviv Area, Israel

  We have openings for Postdoc positions in our research group. The focus of our research is on secure computation, from both theoretical and applied perspectives. We are looking for excellent researchers in cryptography; experience in secure computation is a plus but is not a requirement.

06:34 [News] Videos of IACR lectures in cryptodb and youtube


Some videos of IACR lectures have been posted on youtube in the IACR channel at Videos of talks are also being incorporated into cryptodb - see the example of Roger Dingledine's talk at Crypto 2011.

Videos are now available for Crypto 2011 and PKC 2010, Videos are also available from the Crypto 2011 rump session.

22:08 [Event][Update] SEC '12: 21st USENIX Security Symposium

  Submission: 16 February 2012
Notification: 24 April 2012
From August 8 to August 10
Location: Bellevue, USA
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22:08 [Event][New] SEC '12: 21st USENIX Security Symposium (Crypt)

  Submission: 16 February 2012
Notification: 24 April 2012
From August 8 to August 10
Location: Bellevue, USA
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11:24 [Conf][EC] Eurocrypt Programme Now Available

  The programme for Eurocrypt 2012 is now available at the main Eurocrypt web site: You can also book accomodation, walking tours of Cambridge and an excursion to Bletchley Park. Due to the increase in the number of talks there is no free Tuesday afternoon. However, these have been grouped by theme to enable you to decide which afternoon to take off and do the walking tour. The excursion to Bletchley will be on Thursday afternoon.

07:09 [Event][Update] Stream Ciphers: Special Issue on

  Submission: 15 January 2012
Notification: 20 March 2012
From December 31 to December 31
Location: Kolkata, India
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20:17 [Job][New] Senior researcher with a strong background on cryptology, Galician Research and Development Center in Advanced Telecommunications (GRADIANT) Vigo, Spain

  We are looking for a senior researcher with a strong background on cryptology and its mathematical foundations, with a strong motivation for carrying out applied research in this field and leading projects focused on practical applications.

Research experience is required in at least one of the following topics: secure identity management, privacy by design, trusted computing and secure computation outsourcing, network security, design of efficient cryptosystems, digital rights management, security and usability.

Information and CV: maria.jesus (at)

21:33 [Job][New] Ph.D. positions in applied cryptography / network security / privacy, University of Surrey, United Kingdom

  Open Ph.D. positions in applied cryptography, network security, and privacy-enhancing technologies are available in the Department of Computing at University of Surrey, UK starting in April 2012.

Prerequisites: Applications are welcome from university graduates and students close to graduation in mathematics, computer science, or information security. Successful applicants must show outstanding grades and have final thesis on a topic related to cryptography and information security. Applicants must further be citizens of the European Union.

How to Apply: Applications should be sent by email to mark (at) (in a single PDF document), containing a CV, a copy of academic transcripts, a short statement of motivation (incl. description of prior activities in the relevant areas), and one reference or a letter of recommendation. Applications will be processed until the positions are filled.

16:53 [Event][New] ICITeS'2012: 2nd IEEE International Conference on Information Technology a

  Submission: 10 January 2012
Notification: 1 February 2012
From March 24 to March 26
Location: Sousse, Tunisia
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08:04 [Job][New] Research Scientist, Temasek Laboratories, National University of Singapore


Temasek Laboratories at National University of Singapore is looking for a research scientist on stream ciphers especially on analysis of stream ciphers and theirs statistical tests.

Applicants should have PhD degree in Mathematics/Computer Science or related discipline, and proficiency in C/C++ programming.

Applications will be reviewed upon receipt.

For application information, please visit Interested candidates can contact Dr Tan Chik How tsltch (at)