Episode #18

In this episode of The Story Of Digital Identity (logo) I interview Ben Adida.

Ben is a PhD student in the Cryptography and Information Security Group at MIT. He studies cryptographic solutions to public policy problems, including secure elections, anti-phishing, online identity, and secure health records.

He has published research on a number of topics including:

Cryptography and Computer Security

  • Obfuscated Ciphertext Mixing, previously Public Mixing
    Ben Adida and Douglas Wikström
    preliminary version on eprint.
  • Lightweight Encryption for Email – [PDF] [Bibtex]
    Ben Adida, Susan Hohenberger, and Ronald L. Rivest
    Proceedings of Usenix’s Symposium on Reducing Unwanted Traffic on the Internet (SRUTI 2005), July 2005.
  • Lightweight Signatures for Email – [PDF]
    Ben Adida, David Chau, Susan Hohenberger, and Ronald L. Rivest
    preliminary version in the DIMACS Workshop on Theft in E-Commerce, April 2005.
  • Ad-Hoc Group Signatures from Hijacked Keypairs – [PDF]
    Ben Adida, Susan Hohenberger, and Ronald L. Rivest
    preliminary version in the DIMACS Workshop on Theft in E-Commerce, April 2005.
  • Self-Describing Cryptography Through Certified Universal Code – [PDF] [PS]
    Master’s Thesis, MIT 1999

Technology Policy

  • Evaluation of Voting Systems – [PDF] [Bibtex]
    P.L. Vora, B. Adida, R. Bucholz, D. Chaum, D.L. Dill, D. Jefferson, D.W. Jones, W. Lattin, A.D. Rubin, M.I Shamos, and M.Yung
    in Communications of the ACM, November 2004.

SHOW NOTES:

Bruce Schneier

Creative Commons

Berkman Center for Law & Society (Harvard Law School)

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