Booklet of Abstracts of CRYPTACUS’ workshop in  Nijmegen (Netherlands).

Booklet of Abstracts and Slides from CRYPTACUS’ workshop in Sutomore (Montenegro).

Talks (Workshop on distance-bounding protocols in the Azores, April 2018)


  • Srdjan Capkun, Secure distance measurement – Physical layer and implementation issues.
  • Tom Chothia, Modelling and analysis of a hierarchy of distance-bounding attacks.
  • Alexandre Debant, Proving physical proximity using symbolic models.
  • David Gérault, TREAD: A generic and provable distance bounding protocol for privacy.
  • Gerhard Hancke, Distance-bounding channels: Thoughts on security properties of the physical layer.
  • Jens Hermans, The protocol lifecycle.
  • Markus Kuhn, Authentication at the speed of light: From distance-bounding protocols to securing broadcast navigation signals.
  • Handan Kilinc, Public-key DB and its application on contactless access control.
  • Kasper Rasmussen, Selected security and privacy challenges of implementing and deploying distance-bounding protocols.
  • Pierre-Henri Thévenon, A practical countermeasure against relay attacks.
  • Jorge Toro Pozo, Distance-bounding protocols: Computational vs. symbolic models.
  • Gildas Avoine, A primer on relay attacks and distance-bounding protocols.
  • Ioana Boureanu, Provable-security models for distance-bounding.
  • Stéphanie Delaune, An introduction to formal symbolic models.

Talks (Workshop in Sutomore, November 2016)


Management Committee Meetings

Location Date Documents
Ponta Delgada (Portugal) April 17th, 2018 [slides]
Nijmegen (Netherlands) November 16th, 2017 [slides]
Sutomore (Montenegro) March 14th, 2017 [minutes] [slides]
Sophia-Antipolis (France) November 6th, 2016 [minutes] [slides]
Haifa (Israel) March 29th, 2016 [minutes] [slides]
Sibenik (Croatia) May 31st, 2015 [minutes] [slides]
December 12th, 2014 Brussels (Belgium)

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