The Prague Computer Science seminar series, coorganized by Department of Computer Science, presents:
Secrecy amplification in partially compromised networks by Václav Matyáš
Thursday, March 26 at 4 p.m. in Auditorium S5, MFF UK (Malostranské nám. 25, Praha 1)
Distribution of cryptographic keys is a cornerstone to most ICT security solutions. Usage of various key (pre-)distribution schemes in networks with an active attacker results in a partially compromised network where some fraction of keys used to protect link communication is known to the attacker.
More about the lecturer:
Václav (Vashek) Matyáš is a Professor at the Masaryk University, Brno, CZ, and Vice-Dean for Foreign Affairs and External Relations, Faculty of Informatics. His research interests relate to applied cryptography and security, where he published over 150 peer-reviewed papers and articles, and co-authored several books. He was a Fulbright-Masaryk Visiting Scholar with Harvard University, Center for Research on Computation and Society in 2011-12, and previously he worked also with Microsoft Research Cambridge, University College Dublin, Ubilab at UBS AG, and was a Royal Society Postdoctoral Fellow with the Cambridge University Computer Lab. Vashek edited the Computer and Communications Security Reviews, and worked on the development of Common Criteria and with ISO/IEC JTC1 SC27.