Security and Cryptography


News & features

News & features

News & features


The researchers and engineers in the MSR Security and Cryptography team pursue both theoretical and applied research in our field that will have an impact on Microsoft, Microsoft’s customers, and the industry at large. Our current projects include the design and development of quantum-resistant public-key cryptographic algorithms and protocols, high-performance post-quantum cryptographic libraries, quantum cryptanalysis, and end-to-end verifiable election technology.

Current and Past Research Interns

Summer 2019

Summer 2018

Summer 2017

Summer 2016

Summer 2015

Summer 2014

  • Benjamin Dowling, Queensland University of Technology
  • Michael Wesolowski, University of Waterloo
  • Zheng Dong, Indiana University Bloomington