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14:02 [Job][New] Ph.D. student, Université Jean Monnet - Saint-Etienne - France

  A PhD position will be available at the Hubert Curien Laboratory, Saint-Etienne, in Secure hardware implementations of code-based cryptosystems. With a 3 years duration, the PhD is expected to start by the end of summer 2012. The PhD student will conduct his research in the two following fields:
  • code-based public-key and private-key cryptography,
  • secure implementations of cryptosystems with respect to side-channel analysis and countermeasures.
This research will be funded by the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MENRT). The PhD student must have a strong background in cryptography and at least a basic knowledge in digital hardware design. The research will be conducted in the Hubert Curien Laboratory in a close collaboration with the CASED (Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt) in Germany.

Applications are welcome from university graduates in mathematics, computer science, electronics, micro-electronics or information security. Successful applicants must show outstanding grades and have finished their master thesis on a topic related to the mentioned research areas. Applications can be sent by email to Pierre-Louis Cayrel (pierre.louis.cayrel (at) and Viktor Fischer (fischer (at) in one 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 letter or a letter of recommendation. Applications will be processed until the position is filled.

20:05 [Event][New] ACISP'12: The 17th Australasian Conference on Information Security and Privacy

  Submission: 3 March 2012
Notification: 13 April 2012
From July 9 to July 11
Location: Wollongong, Australia
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07:25 [PhD][New] Essam Ghadafi: Practical Privacy-Preserving Cryptographic Protocols

  Name: Essam Ghadafi
Topic: Practical Privacy-Preserving Cryptographic Protocols
Category: cryptographic protocols

07:25 [PhD][New] Bogdan Warinschi

  Name: Bogdan Warinschi

07:19 [Event][Update] Latincrypt 2012: Second International Conference on Cryptology and Information Security

  Submission: 4 May 2012
Notification: 29 June 2012
From October 7 to October 10
Location: Santiago, Chile
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07:17 [Event][New] Latincrypt 2012: Second International Conference on Cryptology and Information Security

  Submission: 4 May 2012
Notification: 29 June 2012
From October 7 to October 10
Location: Santiago, Chile
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17:18 [Job][New] Post-doctoral Researchers , Queen’s University Belfast, Centre for Secure Information Technologies (CSIT), UK

  Applications are invited for post-doctoral researchers to contribute to the research activity of the data security systems research group within the Centre for Secure Information Technology (CSIT: at Queen’s University Belfast. Two positions are available: one to conduct research into physical unclonable functions (PUFs) – investigate new PUF constructions, design, implement and test new PUF hardware architectures, investigate PUF-based authentication protocols; and one to carry out research into cyber-security modelling software technologies, techniques and visualisation to facilitate formal verification, design, simulation and mathematical proof of security models, architectures, protocols and algorithms.

Applicants must hold a 2.1 Honours Degree (or equivalent) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering/Computer Science/Mathematics or a related discipline and hold, or be about to obtain, a PhD in a relevant subject.

06:30 [Event][Update] ICITS 2012: Sixth International Conference on Information-Theoretic Security

  Submission: 1 May 2012
From August 15 to August 17
Location: Montreal , Canada
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06:29 [Event][Update] ICITS: International Conference on Information Theoretic Security

  Submission: 10 December 2010
Notification: 11 February 2011
From May 21 to May 24
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
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11:39 [Job][New] Post-Doc, Technicolor, Security Laboratories

  Technicolor, Security & Content Protection Labs, Rennes, France

Postdoc in Cryptography and Privacy

Technicolor is seeking for a postdoctoral researcher in Cryptography and Privacy. The position will start no earlier than September 1, 2012. The successful candidate should hold a PhD degree and have an excellent research record in the areas of cryptography and/or privacy.

Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae (including the list of publications and names/contact addresses of references) by email to marc.joye (at)

The closing date for applications is June 15.

10:49 [Event][New] SeCIHD'12: Int. Workshop on Security and Cognitive Informatics for Homeland Defense

  Submission: 15 April 2012
Notification: 15 May 2012
From August 20 to August 21
Location: Prague, Czech Republic
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