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The Times They Are A-Changing: Post Quantum Cryptography Brings Rings and Fully Homomorphic…
The Times They Are A-Changing: Post Quantum Cryptography Brings Rings and Fully Homomorphic…
Just imagine, a future where all our data is encrypted, and where we can still process it. Seems like science fiction, but it is not.
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 26
A Long Goodbye to C and C++, And Hello To A Rusty Future
A Long Goodbye to C and C++, And Hello To A Rusty Future
My first serious programming language was C. I copied BASIC code from computer magazines, but it was C that has become my native language…
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 23
The Magic of Cryptographic Identifiers and Formats: OIDs, DER and ASN.1
The Magic of Cryptographic Identifiers and Formats: OIDs, DER and ASN.1
“30” (Sequence), “06” (OID) and “03” (Byte sequence)
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 20
How Long Does It Take To Find a Random Prime Number?
How Long Does It Take To Find a Random Prime Number?
Many of our public key methods rely on prime numbers, as they have wonderful properties, including a way of performing mathematical…
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 20
Your Online Security Is Critically Dependent on the Generation of Random Prime Numbers
Your Online Security Is Critically Dependent on the Generation of Random Prime Numbers
It was Google who fundamentally changed cybersecurity. If not for them, we would probably still be connecting to insecure http sites. With…
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 19
Let’s Talk About Keysizes in RSA
Let’s Talk About Keysizes in RSA
I was talking with a lead from a security team the other day, and they said that their company was using 2K RSA keys. I asked, “But, why…
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 19
The Browser That Powers Apps … Meet Electron
The Browser That Powers Apps … Meet Electron
And, so, Electron has helped developers, but is it the same old story, of bolting the barn door, after the horse has bolted!
Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Sep 19
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