A Webinar Series on “Cryptography, Network Security and Cybersecurity”

Organized by: Department of Information Technology, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, West Bengal, India
Institute Website: https://makautwb.ac.in

In association with: Islamic University of Science & Technology, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Institute Website: https://www.iust.ac.in/

The webinar is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of Cryptology, Network Security, security in Blockchain Technology and Cybersecurity etc. The webinar will bring together leading academic scientists, expert from industry, and researchers in the domain of interest from around the world.

Chief Patrons

Prof. (Dr.) Saikat Maitra

Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor

MAKAUT, West Bengal, India

Prof. (Dr.) Mushtaq A. Siddiqi

Hon'ble Vice-Chancellor

IUST, Jammu & Kashmir, India

Program Coordinator

Dr. Debasis Giri

Department of Information Technology

MAKAUT, West Bengal, India

Speakers of the Webinar Series

Session I

Prof. Bimal Roy

Head of R C Bose Centre for Cryptology and Security, Indian and Former Director of the Indian Statistical Institute

Title: The current issues in Cryptology

Dr. P. K. Saxena

Scientific Consultant (Cyber Security), Govt. of India and Former Director, DRDO, Delhi, India

Title: Cybersecurity-Concerns and Challenges

Dr. Christina Boura

Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University, France

Title: New MILP Modelings for Symmetric-Key Primitives


Session II

Prof. C. Pandu Rangan

IIT Madras, India

Title: Proxy Encryption - an introduction and new challenges

Prof. Sedat Akleylek

Ondokuz Mayis University, Samsun, Turkey

Title: Challenges and Opportunities in Cryptography: Multivariate Polynomials and Lattice-Based Cryptography in the Quantum Era with Formal Analysis

Prof. Fagen Li

University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC), China

Title: Hybrid Signcryption and Its Application


Session III

Prof. Svetla Nikova

KU Leuven, ESAT-COSIC, Belgium

Title: Threshold Cryptography against Combined Physical Attacks

Prof. Sugata Gangopadhyay

IIT Roorkee, India

Title: Time-Memory Trade-off Attack

Prof. Dipanwita Roychowdhury

IIT Kharagpur, India

Title: Shannon’s Theory and Design of Modern Ciphers


Session IV

Prof. Sakurai Kouichi

Kyushu University, Japan

Title: An attempt to design Post Quantum Cryptosystems from Ong-Schnorr-Shamir via Satoh-Araki --- Non-commutative structure does enhance Security ? --

Dr. Weizhi Meng

Technical University of Denmark, Kongens Lyngby, Denmark

Title: Introduction of Touch Behavioral Authentication on Mobile Devices

Mrs. Arinjita Paul

IIT Madras, India

Title: Recent trends in proxy re-encryption technology


Session V

Dr. Geoffroy Couteau

Université de Paris, France

Title: Efficient Two-Round OT Extension and Silent Non-Interactive Secure Computation

Dr. Jinguang Han

Institute of Elec., Commn. & Info. Tech. (ECIT),Queen's University Belfast, UK

Title: Anonymous Single-Sign-On for n Designated Services with Traceability

Mr. Vipindev Adat

University of Patras, Greece and University of Vigo, Spain

Title: Blockchain enhanced Secure Network Coding for 5G and Beyond


Session VI

Dr. David Galindo

University of Birmingham, UK

Title: Security Models and Designs from E-Voting to Blockchain

Dr. Wai Kong Lee

Gachon University, South Korea

Title: Turning a GPU into a Supercomputer

Dr. Alice Pellet-Mary

KU Leuven, Belgium

Title: Overview of lattice based cryptography


Session VII

Dr. Ashish Kundu

IBM T J Watson Research Center, USA

Title: Blockchain and The Vedas Connection

Dr. Kirill Morozov

University of North Texas, USA

Title: Code-Based Cryptography:Introduction and Recent Results

Dr. Giorgia Azzurra Marson

University of Bern, Switzerland

Title: Security of Randomized Defenses Against Adversarial Samples


Session VIII

Prof. Elisa Bertino

Purdue University, USA

Title: Security, Privacy and Safety in the IoT

Prof. Anupam Joshi

University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), USA

Title: AI and Cybersecurity: The twain shall meet

Prof. Bhavani Thuraisingham

The University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Title: Cloud-Centric Assured Information Sharing For Secure Social Networking


Session IX

Dr. Francesco Regazzoni

ALaRI, University of Lugano, Switzerland

Title: Performance Metrics of Digital Design

Dr. Aakanksha Tewari

NIT Kurukshetra, India

Title: Application of Cryptographic Notions in Internet of Things (IoTs)

Miss. Megha Quamara

University Toulouse III (Paul Sabatier), France

Title: Improving smart cards security under the threat of online frauds


Session X

Prof. Willy Susilo

University of Wollongong, (UOW), Australia

Title: Public-Key Encryption with Multi-Ciphertext Equality Test in Cloud Computing

Prof. Rakesh Verma

The University of Houston, USA

Title: Data Science for Cybersecurity: A Phishing Expedition from 18th Century Literature to Fake News

Prof. Yang Li

The University of Electro-Communications, Tokyo, Japan

Title: Physical attacks and their countermeasures: an unfinished story

Dr. Sushmita Ruj

CSIRO Data61, Australia

Title: Proofs of Storage and Applications to Blockchains


Session XI

Prof. Dieter Gollmann

Hamburg University of Technology, Germany

Title: Title: IoT & CPS Security

Prof. Feng Hao

University of Warwick, UK

Title: SEAL: sealed-bid auction without auctioneers

Dr. Ruxandra F. Olimid

University of Bucharest, Romania and Norwegian University of Science and Technology - NTNU, Norway

Title: Privacy of subscribers in mobile networks: changes and challenges over time


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