International Association for Cryptologic Research

International Association
for Cryptologic Research

The International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR) is a non-profit scientific organization whose purpose is to further research in cryptology and related fields. Cryptology is the science and practice of designing computation and communication systems which are secure in the presence of adversaries.



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Eurocrypt 2020
10 - 14 May 2020
Zagreb, Croatia

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Crypto 2020
16 - 20 August 2020
Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Asiacrypt 2020
6 - 10 December 2020
Daejeon, South Korea

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Theory of Cryptography Conference
1 - 5 December 2019
Nuremberg, Germany

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Real World Crypto Symposium
8 - 10 January 2020
New York, USA

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Fast Software Encryption
22 - 26 March 2020
Athens, Greece

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Public Key Cryptography
4 - 7 May 2020
Edinburgh, Scotland

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Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
14 - 17 September 2020
Haidian District, China
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Eurocrypt: Eurocrypt 2020 Registration is now open
Early registration deadline April 10th AoE

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Eurocrypt: Eurocrypt 2021: Eurocrypt 2021
Trondheim, Norway, 25 April - 30 April 2021

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ePrint Report: Black-Box Constructions of Bounded-Concurrent Secure Computation
Sanjam Garg, Xiao Liang, Omkant Pandey, Ivan Visconti

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ePrint Report: Thresholdizing HashEdDSA: MPC to the Rescue
Charlotte Bonte, Nigel P. Smart, Titouan Tanguy

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Recent Awards

Best Paper, ASIACRYPT 2019, Wave: A New Family of Trapdoor One-Way Preimage Sampleable Functions Based on Codes

TCC Test of Time Award, TCC 2008, Incrementally Verifiable Computation or Proofs of Knowledge Imply Time/Space Efficiency

Best Young Researcher, TCC 2019, The Function-Inversion Problem: Barriers and Opportunities

Best paper, CRYPTO 2019, Cryptanalysis of OCB2: Attacks on Authenticity and Confidentiality

Best Young Researcher Paper, CRYPTO 2019, Quantum Cryptanalysis in the RAM Model: Claw-Finding Attacks on SIKE

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