Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Talk: Cryptography - Everywhere! - A Lecture by Prof. Kenny Paterson

Dear All,

You are invited to attend a lecture on cryptography at MIMOS:

Lecture : Cryptography - everywhere!
Speaker : Prof. Kenny Paterson (Information Security Group, Royal Holloway)
Date      : 10 October 2011
Time      : 9.30 am – 11.00 am
Venue : MIMOS Auditorium, Technology Park Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.


Prof. Kenny Paterson is a professor in the Information Security Group at Royal Holloway, University of London,  one of the most prestigious security and cryptography groups in Europe. Since March 2010, he has been employed full-time as an EPSRC Leadership Fellow with the fellowship entitled "Cryptography: Bridging Theory and Practice".

His main area of research is Cryptography, with broader interests in Information Security and the mathematics of communications systems. Kenny completed his Ph.D. at Royal Holloway in 1993, and was then a Royal Society fellow at Institute for Signal and Information Processing at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich from 1993 to 1994. After that, he was a Lloyd's of London Tercentenary Foundation Research Fellow at Royal Holloway from 1994 to 1996. He then worked at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Bristol from 1996 to 2001, before rejoining Royal Holloway in 2001. Kenny is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Cryptology, was program chair for Eurocrypt 2011, and consults widely to industry and governments.

We would appreciate that you response to this email to (gspoh@mimos.my) by 6 Oct 2011 if you intend to attend the lecture for us to estimate the number of audience and please feel free to share this information with your colleagues.

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