New Cryptography

New Cryptography

George Tankersley, Filippo Valsorda (with Jack Grigg, Ben Kreuter)

Cryptography is usually associated with encrypting and signing messages, but since the 1990s, the field developed new tools that bring completely new capabilities: from PAKE protocols that make bruteforcing passwords impossible, to zero-knowledge proofs enabling blind credentials. This talk will take a look at all those things modern cryptography can do beyond the old encryption and signatures.

July 20, 2018


George Tankersley

July 20, 2018