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

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Eurocrypt 2021
17 - 21 October 2021
Zagreb, Croatia
Asiacrypt 2021
5 - 9 December 2021
Singapore, Singapore

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Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems
14 - 18 September 2020
Virtual Event, Anywhere on Earth

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Public Key Cryptography
10 - 13 May 2021
Edinburgh, UK

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

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

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Fast Software Encryption 2022
20 - 25 March 2022
Athens, Greece
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Announcement: PKC 2021 Conference May 10-13, 2021
Registration is free with IACR membership.

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Event Calendar: PROOFS: 10th International Workshop on Security Proofs for Embedded Systems
Virtual event, Anywhere on Earth, 17 September 2021

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Job Posting: Assistant or Associate Professor in the Theory of Quantum Information and Computation.
Telecom Paris - Institut Polytechnique de Paris

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ePrint Report: On the Cryptographic Deniability of the Signal Protocol
Nihal Vatandas, Rosario Gennaro, Bertrand Ithurburn, Hugo Krawczyk

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ePrint Report: Security and Trust in Open Source Security Tokens
Marc Schink, Alexander Wagner, Florian Unterstein, Johann Heyszl

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ePrint Report: Indifferentiable Signatures: High Performance and Fallback Security
Charalampos Papamanthou, Cong Zhang, Hong-Sheng Zhou

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Recent Awards

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

PKC Test-Of-Time Award, PKC 2005, A Verifiable Random Function with Short Proofs and Keys

IACR Test of Time Award, CRYPTO 2006, New Proofs for NMAC and HMAC: Security Without Collision-Resistance

IACR Test of Time Award, EUROCRYPT 2006, A Provable-Security Treatment of the Key-Wrap Problem

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