CryptoBG*2016 From CryptoBG to WhiteHat

CryptoBG*2017 International Summer School: From White Hat to Crypto 

9 – 16 July 2017 (Sunday-Sunday), “National Institute of Education”, Oriahovitza, Bulgaria
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Registration is now open! >>> to download the registration form, click here

A limited scholarship fund is available. Full funding will be provided to a limited number of students and researchers from Bulgaria. Selection will be based on applicant background (CV) and a motivation letter/e-mail. Deadline for application for scholarship: May 1, 2017

Queries and interest >>> info (at) cryptoBG (dot) org

One intensive week of theory, practice and discussions: 4-hour lectures and tutorials by international experts extended with practical workshops, labs and seminars, simulations, round-table discussions and working groups on hot topics

Topics of the year

  • Cryptographic uses in commercial software
  • IoT – crypto and security for smart devices – Internet of Things, Industrial Internet standardization, smart robots, homes, clothes and gadgets
  • Security for Industrial Systems – ICS/SCADA systems and Cyber Defense


  • Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC), Symmetric Key, Lattice-Based Cryptography
  • Homomorphic Encryption
  • Personal Secure Devices, Mobile Security
  • Functional Encryption – Identity-Based Encryption (IBE) and Attribute-Based Encryption (ABE)
  • Curve-Based Cryptography and Pairing-Based Cryptography
  • Secure Communications


  • SDR-based GSM, Mobile Security
  • Secure Architectures, “Security by Design” Aspects
  • Biometrics for Security, Multi-Factor Security (including “intuitive” methods)
  • Security in the Cloud
  • Web Crypto – JWT, OAuth, OAuth Connect, TLS/SSL
  • Client-Side Web Cryptography and SJCL
  • Lower-level cryptographic software primitives – OpenSSL, Libsodium, etc.
  • Side-Channel Resistance

Especially for the Industry and Sponsors: Challenge the CryptoBG*2016 team – define a problem/challenge, bring it on day 1 and get a solution in a week!

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