Stanford EE Computer Systems Colloquium

4:30 PM, Wednesday, November 30, 2016
NEC Auditorium, Gates Computer Science Building Room B3

Challenges in secure messaging

Joseph Bonneau
Stanford University
About the talk:

The post-Snowden era has seen a surge of interest in end-to-end encrypted communications as a technical safeguard against mass surveillance. This talk will survey the modern landscape of tools available and discuss challenges in technical and social challenges to widespread end-to-end encrypted communications. The talk will build on the speaker's experience working with the Electronic Frontier Foundation to promote secure messaging tools and explain their properties to the public, as well as his technical work developing the CONIKS protocol for distributing keys.


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About the speaker:

[speaker photo] Joseph Bonneau is postdoctoral researcher at Stanford. He received his BS and MS degrees from Stanford and his PhD from the University of Cambridge. He has worked for the Electronic Frontier Foundation as well Google, Yahoo, and Cryptography Research, Inc.

Contact information:

Joseph Bonneau