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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Crypto 2021
15 - 19 August 2021
Santa Barbara, USA
Asiacrypt 2021
5 - 9 December 2021
Singapore, Singapore

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Eurocrypt 2022
30 May - 3 June 2022
Trondheim, Norway

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Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
13 - 17 September 2021
Virtual event, Anywhere on Earth

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Theory of Cryptography Conference
8 - 11 November 2021
Raleigh, United States

Photo: by Kenny Paterson

Real World Crypto Symposium
10 - 12 January 2022
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Public Key Cryptography
7 - 11 March 2022
Yokohama, Japan

Photo: John-Mark Smith

Fast Software Encryption 2022
20 - 25 March 2022
Athens, Greece
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TCC: TCC in-person, early registration closes on October 24th

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Job Posting: Cryptography Engineer
Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security GmbH, Munich, Germany

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ePrint Report: Secure Featurization and Applications to Secure Phishing Detection
Akash Shah, Nishanth Chandran, Mesfin Dema, Divya Gupta, Arun Gururajan, Huan Yu

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ePrint Report: Mixed Certificate Chains for the Transition to Post-Quantum Authentication in TLS 1.3
Sebastian Paul, Yulia Kuzovkova, Norman Lahr, Ruben Niederhagen

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Recent Awards

TCC Test-of-Time Award, TCC 2005, Keyword Search and Oblivious Pseudorandom Functions

CHES 2021 Best Paper Award, TCHES 2021, My other car is your car: compromising the Tesla Model X keyless entry system

CHES Test of Time Award, CHES 2001, A Sound Method for Switching between Boolean and Arithmetic Masking

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2003, An Identity-Based Signature from Gap Diffie-Hellman Groups

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2004, An Efficient Signature Scheme from Bilinear Pairings and Its Applications

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