Summer School

30 June - 05 July 2013
Albena, Bulgaria
Design and Security
of Cryptographic Functions, Algorithms and Devices


Welcome to the home page of the summer school on Design and Security of Cryptographic Functions, Algorithms and Devices. It will take place in Albena (Bulgaria) from 30 June - 5 July 2013.


  • 10.07.2013: Slides are uploaded
  • 13.06.2013: Social events added! Please, have a look at the excursions!
  • 17.03.2013: Preliminary Program available
  • 25.02.2013: Registration OPEN
  • 25.02.2013: Accomodation OPEN

The summer school is jointly organized by COSIC, KU Leuven; Incidence Geometry Group, UGent; ETRO, VUB and the Institute of Mathematics and Informatics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The school aims at bringing together PhD students, postdoc researchers and security experts from industry interested in the following topics:

  • Boolean functions
  • Block ciphers
  • Hash functions
  • Differential and linear cryptanalysis
  • Implementation attacks
  • Fault injection attacks
  • Countermeasures
  • Leakage-resilient cryptography
  • White-box cryptography
  • Security of embedded systems

The school will be organized as follows:

  • 3 days of introductory lectures, including a half day with presentations by the participants in the school.
  • 2 days parallel sessions with more advanced lectures on (1) Design and Cryptanalysis of SK algorithms and (2) HW/SW Security


  • Svetla Nikova, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Vincent Rijmen, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • Leo Storme, UGent, Belgium
  • Tsonka Baicheva, IMI - BAS, Bulgaria
  • Ann Dooms, VUB, Belgium
  • Lejla Batina, RU Nijmegen, NL and KU Leuven, Belgium
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