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  • EFA endorses petition against criminalisation of cryptography research

    Civil liberties group Electronic Frontiers Australia (EFA) has endorsed a petition against an amendment to the <i>Defence Trade Controls Act</i>, arguing that it could prevent local researchers from participating in international studies.

    Written by Rebecca Merrett16 July 15 15:03
  • Stanford crypto expert Dan Boneh wins $175K computer science award

    Stanford University computer science professor <a href="">Dan Boneh</a> has been named as the recipient of the <a href="">2014 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award in Computing Sciences</a> for his work in cryptography.

    Written by Bob Brown31 March 15 23:57
  • Crypto guru Whit Diffie takes ICANN security job

    Six months after leaving his job at Sun Microsystems noted cryptographer Whitfield 'Whit' Diffie has landed a new gig, this time as a security adviser to the corporation that manages the Internet.

    Written by Robert McMillan15 May 10 05:56
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  • SLIDESHOW: CIO Blast from the Past - 60 years of cryptography

    2009 marks 60 years since the advent of modern cryptography. In October 1949 Claude Shannon published a paper on the mathematical basis of cryptography and since then electronic communications has strived towards more security. Take a tour of the past six decades with CIO.

    Written by Rodney Gedda18 Sept. 09 15:07

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  • How quantum computing will change browser encryption

    The NSA’s Information Assurance Directorate left many people scratching their heads in the winter of 2015. The directive instructed those that follow its guidelines to postpone moving from RSA cryptography to elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) if they hadn’t already done so.