Spark Summit Europe 2016

I attended Spark Summit Europe 2016 in Brussels this year in October, a conference where Apache Spark enthusiasts meet up.…

BLAKE2X: Unlimited Hashing

BLAKE2 is one of the most popular hash functions today, it’s more secure than the legacy standard SHA-2, and it’s…

E-Voting Crypto Protocols

“It’s not the voting that’s democracy; it’s the counting.”      —Tom Stoppard For cryptography researchers, e-voting isn’t about voting machine…

Black Hat talk on SGX

Greetings from Vegas! Luis and I just gave our Black Hat talk SGX Secure Enclaves in Practice: Security and Crypto Review.…

TROOPERS 2016

I recently attended the TROOPERS conference, held in Heidelberg, Germany. A lot of interesting research was presented, in this blog post I’m…