Ron Rivest: Symmetric Encryption via Keyrings and ECC

Speaker: Ron Rivest, MIT

Date: Friday, July 15, 2016

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM Note: all times are in the Eastern Time Zone

Refreshments: 12:00 PM

Public: Yes

Location: Hewlett, G882

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Host: Vinod Vaikuntanathan

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We present a new scheme for implementing a "fuzzy vault", wherein
a message can be encrypted using a biometric (a set of features) or
a set of keywords (a keyring) as a symmetric encryption key. The
scheme is quite simple, robust against errors, and has small message sizes.

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Created by Deborah Goodwin Email at Monday, July 11, 2016 at 8:26 AM.