Call for Papers

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Important Dates

Submission Deadline:2011/12/12
Submission extended:2011/12/16
Author Notification:2012/02/14
Final Version Due:2011/02/28
Workshop commences:2012/05/03 - 2012/05/04

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Invited Speakers

Viktor Fischer

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Viktor Fischer
Topic: A Close Look at Security in Random Number Generators Design

Professor, Hubert Curien Laboratory,
Jean Monnet University Saint-Etienne, France

Viktor Fischer received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Technical University of Kosice in Slovakia. From 1981 to 1991 he held an Assistant Professor position at the Department of Electronics of the Technical University of Kosice. From 1991 to 2006 he was a part-time invited professor at the University of Saint-Etienne, France. From 1999 to 2006 he was also a consultant with Micronic Slovakia, oriented in data security systems hardware and software. From 2006 he is a full-time Professor at the Jean Monnet University in Saint-Etienne, member of University of Lyon.  

His research interests include cryptographic engineering, secure embedded systems, secure hardware design, cryptographic processors and especially true random number generators embedded in logic devices.

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Mathias Wagner

Topic: 700+ Attacks Published on Smart Cards: The Need for a Systematic Counter Strategy

Fellow, Chief Security Technologist
NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH

Mathias Wagner graduated from the University of Hamburg, Germany, with a Diploma in Theoretical Physics (major) and Mathematics (minor), and subsequently a Doctor of Natural Science in Theoretical Semiconductor Physics. Before joining NXP (Philips at the time), he held a variety of Research positions with Hitachi Ltd, spending 9 years in Cambridge, UK, and 1.5 years at the Hitachi Central Research Laboratory, Tokyo. He currently is the Chief Security Technologist in the Business Unit Identification of NXP Semiconductors. At the same time he is also Technology Manager for Hardware Security and Tamper Resistance within the NXP Technology Competence Framework. He is a proud member of the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes", an elite organization sponsoring the 0.5% best German students.