Diego will discuss the results of experiments improving the efficiency of constant-time cryptographic algorithms implemented in Rust, with applications to faster Elliptic Curve Cryptography of practical interest.
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Experimenting with Faster Elliptic Curves in Rust
Diego F. Aranha is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Aarhus University. He is also affiliated with the AU DIGIT Centre for Digitalisation, Big Data and Data Analytics; and with the Concordium Blockchain Research Center Aarhus (COBRA). His professional experience is in Cryptography and Computer Security, with a special interest in the efficient implementation of cryptographic algorithms and security analysis of real-world systems. He received the Google Latin America Research Award for research on privacy twice, and the MIT TechReview's Innovators Under 35 Brazil Award for his work in electronic voting.