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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ePrint Report: Phantom of the ADAS: Phantom Attacks on Driver-Assistance Systems
Ben Nassi, Dudi Nassi, Raz Ben-Netanel, Yisroel Mirsky, Oleg Drokin, Yuval Elovici

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ePrint Report: Bandwidth-efficient threshold EC-DSA
Guilhem Castagnos, Dario Catalano, Fabien Laguillaumie, Federico Savasta, Ida Tucker

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ePrint Report: Metal: A Metadata-Hiding File-Sharing System
Weikeng Chen, Raluca Ada Popa

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ePrint Report: Random Walks and Concurrent Zero-Knowledge
Anand Aiyer, Xiao Liang, Nilu Nalini, Omkant Pandey

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ePrint Report: Better Secret-Sharing via Robust Conditional Disclosure of Secrets
Benny Applebaum, Amos Beimel, Oded Nir, Naty Peter

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Event Calendar: SciSec'2020: The 3rd International Conference on Science of Cyber Security
San Antonio, United States, 9 August - 11 August 2020

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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, EUROCRYPT 2019, Efficient Verifiable Delay Functions

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