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Abstractions to Help Developers Write Good Crypto

Posted by Isaac Potoczny-Jones  on  Apr 05, 2018 Posted by Isaac Potoczny-Jones Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 05, 2018

Isaac Potoczny-Jones discusses the impact of programming abstractions on the correctness of cryptographic code, and shows why some cryptographic libraries succeed while others fail.

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Blockchain: The Oracle Problems

Posted by Paul Sztorc  on  Jun 29, 2017 Posted by Paul Sztorc Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 29, 2017

Paul Sztorc talks about why the oracle problem is so hard (the historical evolution of failures, why they fail), and the basics of blockchain ("blockchain as immortal software", ledger "rents").

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Practical Blockchains: Building on Bitcoin

Posted by Peter Todd  on  Jun 27, 2017 Posted by Peter Todd Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 27, 2017

Peter Todd answers the questions: why use Bitcoin over other blockchains, what is safe, future proof ways to peg data to Bitcoin's blockchain and what is Bitcoin script, and how it can be used.

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Practical Cryptography & Blockchain Panel

Posted by Paul Sztorc  on  Jun 21, 2017 Posted by Paul Sztorc Follow 1 Followers , David Vorick Follow 1 Followers , Jeremy Rand Follow 1 Followers , Peter Todd Follow 1 Followers , Elaine Ou Follow 1 Followers , Riccardo Spagni Follow 1 Followers  on  Jun 21, 2017

The panel discusses the most important trends involving the blockchain today and fields questions from the audience. Topics covered: smart contracts, oracles, sidechains, and blockchains.

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Assuring Crypto-code with Automated Reasoning

Posted by Aaron Tomb  on  Apr 13, 2017 Posted by Aaron Tomb Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 13, 2017

A.Tomb describes the capabilities of some open source tools that allow us to automatically determine whether a low-level cryptographic implementation matches a higher-level mathematical specification

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Banking from the Future: Cryptocurrency Key Storage

Posted by Olaf Carlson-Wee  on  Sep 11, 2016 Posted by Olaf Carlson-Wee Follow 1 Followers  on  Sep 11, 2016

Olaf Carlson-Wee examines various novel cryptosystems used to facilitate the secure storage of billions of dollars in global crypto banks.

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Bitcoin Security: 1/10th Cent to a Billion Dollars

Posted by Olaf Carlson-Wee  on  Jul 13, 2016 Posted by Olaf Carlson-Wee Follow 1 Followers  on  Jul 13, 2016

Olaf Carlson-Wee explores micropayment and wealth storage use cases for bitcoin and examines cryptosystems used to facilitate micro-penny payments and secure $B in global bitcoin banks.

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Hash Histories - Toy Blockchains for Great Danger

Posted by Chris Anderson  on  Jul 13, 2016 Posted by Chris Anderson Follow 1 Followers  on  Jul 13, 2016

Chris Anderson discusses Document Coin and using blockchain in new and innovative ways. He presents the JavaScript Cryptography code line by line and runs test cases using Prova in the browser.


How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Trust Crypto Again

Posted by Graham Steel  on  Jun 17, 2014 Posted by Graham Steel Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 17, 2014

Graham Steel discusses several cryptographic standards and examines the key management and cryptographic primitives offered by some of most widely encountered crypto APIs.


Famous Unsolved Codes: Kryptos

Posted by Elonka Dunin  on  Jan 18, 2013 Posted by Elonka Dunin Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 18, 2013

Elonka Dunin reviews the CIA Kryptos’ history, going over the parts that have been solved, and discussing efforts to crack the famous unsolved section, K4.


Cloud Security or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud

Posted by Alon Hazay  on  Jan 20, 2012 Posted by Alon Hazay Follow 0 Followers , Jakob Illeborg Pagter Follow 0 Followers  on  Jan 20, 2012

Cloud security, according to IDC (2010), is the main worry for companies. Alon Hazy and Jakob Illeborg Pagter look at the threat landscape, and examine secure cloud solutions today and in the future.

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