Cryptography Resilient to Physical Attacks


September 27, 2011


Yael Kalai, researcher at Microsoft Research New England discusses how, with all the progress made in the field of cryptography, security continues to be breached. Complicating matters are hackers, who are becoming increasingly sophisticated, almost making security worse than it was more than 20 years ago. Communications remains the largest field of encryption leaks. Physical attacks can consist of timing attacks, power attacks, and acoustic attacks, while tampering attacks include fault and radiation attacks.