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Saturday, February 8 • 11:30 - 12:10
Inside Scoop on Attacks on Public Key Crypto Systems.

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This talk will outline several known and potential attacks agains RSA, D-H/DSA, and ECC crypto systems, including 1) factoring techniques and the thin line that keeps factoring hard. 2) the math reason for what DH/DSA need longer keys than ECC for the same strenght. 3) how does the ECC DRBG back door work.Talk will include the basic number theory behind the algorithms and the attacks.

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Robert Relyea

Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat
Bob has worked for over 20 years on NSS, including implementing PKCS #11 support in the base library. Bob's first NSS project was to support PCMCIA hardward tokens like FORTEZZA. As well as NSS duties, Bob also maintains pcsc-lite, ccid, and coolkey within RHEL.

Saturday February 8, 2014 11:30 - 12:10
Lecture room D3

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