[Noisebridge-discuss] Secheduling a Cryptography Talk at Noisebridge on 4 August

John Shutt john.d.shutt at gmail.com
Tue Jul 12 18:31:55 UTC 2016


Yes please! I’d be most interested in an introductory-level talk on post-quantum cryptography, but would roll out for any of these topics.

John
> On Jul 12, 2016, at 2:19 AM, isis agora lovecruft <isis at torproject.org> wrote:
> 
> Dear Excellent Humans,
> 
> Peter Schwabe (in CC), one of my friends who is an Assistant Professor at
> Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen (where I'll be starting a Ph.D. in Applied
> Cryptography this autumn), will be in SF soon and expressed interest in giving
> a talk at Noisebridge.  The evening of Thursday, 4 August would probably be
> the best time.
> 
> Peter specialises in post-quantum crypto, optimised assembly crypto
> implementations, and side-channel resistance, among other things.  He's
> probably best known for working on SPHINCS signatures, the NewHope handshake,
> McBits, and Ed25519.
> 
> He says there's a couple ideas for talks he could give:
> 
> 1) writing side-channel resistant code 
> 2) intro to post-quantum cryptography
> 3) anything else people want to know about
> 
> From what I've seen of his lectures, I would assume these could be tailored
> towards either more introductory material or for individuals with more
> advanced skillsets.  He's also happy to have the talk recorded and/or
> live-streamed so that it can be shared with the broader hacker community.
> 
> Would this be something which interests people?  Which talk would be more
> interesting?
> 
> Best regards,
> -- 
> ♥Ⓐ isis agora lovecruft
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