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11:14 [Job][New] Senior Cryptographer, Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) in Markham, Canada (Toronto Area)

  AMD is a semiconductor design innovator leading the next era of vivid digital experiences with its groundbreaking Fusion Accelerated Processing Units (APUs) which power a wide range of computing devices. AMD’s server computing products are focused on driving industry-leading cloud computing and virtualization environments. AMD’s superior graphics technologies are found in a variety of solutions ranging from game consoles, PCs to supercomputers.

If you have a passion for excellence and a drive to achieve, you belong at AMD. Our employees work hard, have fun, and thrive on success. We meet the challenges of an evolving marketplace by staying true to our corporate values, including an unwavering respect for individuals and a focus on retaining superior employees.

AMD is currently seeking a Senior Cryptographer for a mission-critical technical leadership position.

The Protection Team within the Multimedia Drivers Department provides ownership of the environment used to enable Premium Video Content Playback and Platform Security. The team delivers components to support various standards in Content Protection and System Security.


- University Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, etc.

- Optional: Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, etc.


The ideal candidate will fill a leadership role while providing ownership for specific components and projects. Pre-existing familiarity with applied cryptography and security protocols will be essential to ongoing assignments:

- Design and implement security solutions

- Assist in resolution of customer, quality and certification issues

- Actively participate in design reviews and discussions


- Familiarity with system security and cryptographic algorithms (like AES,

11:14 [Job][New] Research Scientists in Cryptography, Temasek Laboraories, National University of Singapore, Singapore

  Temasek Laboratories at National University of Singapore, Singapore is seeking highly motivated professionals interested in conducting research in the area of cryptography.

Applicants are expect to have a PhD degree in Mathematics/Computer Science/Engineering and a strong background and experience in one or two of the following areas : stream ciphers, pseudorandom number generator, public-key cryptography.

Preferred candidates are expected to be proficient in C/C++ language, a team worker and able to conduct independent research.

Review of applications will start immediately and continue until positions are filled.

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

18:54 [Event][New] ICICS 2012: The 14th International Conference on Information and Communications Securit

  Submission: 25 May 2012
Notification: 20 July 2012
From October 29 to October 31
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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15:44 [Job][New] PhD Position in Public-Key Cryptography, Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT)

  The research group APSIA in SnT is searching for a strong Ph.D. candidate to work on designing new cryptographic tools related to identity-based cryptography, attribute-based cryptography, private matching, and searchable encryption.

The candidate needs to have obtained a masters degree in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics with outstanding grades. Knowledge on provable security and public-key cryptography is an advantage.

The PhD thesis needs to be written in English and will be awarded by the University of Luxembourg.

Please apply via the link provided below.

13:48 [Conf][EC] Conference Android App is now available

  An Android Conference App is now available. It is basically something to play with, and hopefully will allow you to vote for your favourite Rump Session talk during the Rump Session. It is only a bit of fun, we have tested it on a few phones but it might not work on all devices.

08:53 [PhD][New] Pierrick Gaudry

  Name: Pierrick Gaudry

08:53 [PhD][New]


17:20 [Event][New] FDTC: Workshop on Fault Diagnosis and Tolerance in Cryptography

  Submission: 10 May 2012
Notification: 18 June 2012
From September 9 to September 9
Location: Leuven, Belgium
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09:23 [Event][New] Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Multiparty Computation

  From June 4 to June 8
Location: Aarhus, Denmark
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07:16 [Job][New] Research Scientists (System Security), A*STAR, Data Storage Institute, Singapore

  Research Scientist positions are available in the Storage Security Research group. We are seeking highly motivated applicants to be involved in research and development of large scale storage security solutions including access control policies, data security and privacy. Research topics include but not necessary limited to file system security, memory encryption, and privacy preserving security controls. Candidates are expected to have thorough understanding of the state-of-the-art research in this field, and with breadth of knowledge of the current issues and recent technology advancements.


  • A demonstrated potential to excel in collaborative research spanning multiple research areas
  • Strong understanding of operating systems design and implementation
  • Demonstrated skills of C/C++, and programming under Linux
  • Experience in developing prototypes in a research environment
  • Highly self-motivated and willing to learn new technology
  • PhD in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Application Instructions

Applications including a cover letter and CV can be sent through email to


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About Us: The Institute maintains a strong research program with significant funding from the major federal research agencies and private industry. The Institute has a diverse full-time Researcher of 200+, with approximately 100 undergraduates and post graduate students.

15:00 [Event][New] SPACE'12: Int. Conference on Security, Privacy and Applied Cryptography Engineering

  Submission: 8 June 2012
Notification: 3 August 2012
From November 2 to November 3
Location: Chennai, India
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