Tag Archives: Cryptography

Develop with protocols for better OTR encryption

Cryptography done right has become important as the impacts of poor implementations are increasingly felt by journalists, whistleblowers and political activists around the world. Nik Unger and Dr. Ian Goldberg at the University of Waterloo have been working on improving cryptography for messaging. Cryptography is designed to provide a level of security for messages beyond …

Vulnerabilities Introduced by Features for Software-based Energy Measurement

Heiko Mantel, Johannes Schickel, Alexandra Weber, Friedrich Weber from Technische Universität Darmstadin Germany look into potential security side effects of new energy management features in CPUs. Energy management is an issue of growing importance as the amount of resources required to process and store the massive amount of data the information society requires. Software based …

Image-Centric Social Discovery Using Neural Network under Anonymity Constraint

A common part of social networks is sharing images. Storing and processing these images to provide engaging services to customers is resource intensive and social networks often rely on cloud services to provide these resources. This creates a potential security risk for the users of the social network platform. Simply encrypting the images before uploading …

Atty Mashatan – Strategic Implications of Quantum-Resistant Cryptography

  Dr. Mashatan is currently a faculty member at the Ted Rogers School of Information Technology Management of Ryerson University where her research focus has been on Information Systems Security and Privacy. Prior to joining Ryerson University, she was a Senior Information Security Consultant and Solutions Architect at CIBC. Prior to that Dr. Mashatan was …

La cybersécurité est-elle possible?

Entrevue avec Sébastien Gambs dans le cadre de la conférence « La cybersécurité est-elle possible? » au Cœur des sciences de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Sébastien Gambs est professeur d’informatique à l’UQAM. Ses travaux de recherche portent principalement sur la protection de la vie privée et la sécurité informatique, en particulier pour les …

Bitcoin: An impartial assessment of its use and potential for cybercrime

In this video, Prof. Jeremy Clark defines what bitcoin is, how it is used and its relation to cybercrime. This talk was presented in Toronto on May 31, 2016, at the SERENE-RISC Tutorial “Examining Cybercrime 2: Financial Edition”. Jeremy takes something mystical and clearly explains it. There’s this data structure which you may have heard …