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ACSAC ’18 in Puerto Rico

Hey there! At the beginning of this month, three members of the NISEC group (Nicola, Sohaib and I) traveled to Puerto Rico to escape kaamos present our paper “Side-Channel Analysis of SM2: A Late-Stage Featurization Case Study”. In our paper we … Continue reading

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ATHENA: Authenticated Encryption Analysis

As opposed to a traditional block cipher that only provides confidentiality, Authenticated Encryption (AE) is a cryptographic primitive achieving confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity in a single function. AE is a fundamental concept in e.g. TLS, with several cipher suites utilizing … Continue reading

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