Dr. James Howe Cryptographic Engineer and Researcher

Talks

A list of presentations or talks I’ve given:

  • 1 December 2021. “Side Channels: Attacks, Defences, and Evaluation Schemes. Part 2 — Evaluation Techniques “ [Slides][Link]. Co-presented with Elisabeth Oswald. Invited talk to NIST’s Crypto Reading Club.

  • 25 November 2021. “Side-Channel Attacks on NIST PQC 3rd Round Candidates” [Slides]. Invited talk to Joint AAU/Simula Study Group.

  • 17 November 2021. “Side Channels: Attacks, Defences, and Evaluation Schemes. Part 1 — Attacks and Defences” [Slides][Link]. Co-presented with Elisabeth Oswald. Invited talk to NIST’s Crypto Reading Club.

  • 19 May 2021. “SoK: How (not) to Design and Implement Post-Quantum Cryptography” [Program][Slides]. Co-presented with Thomas Prest. Cryptographers’ Track at the RSA Conference 2021, Virtual Event, May 17–20, 2021.

  • 12 January 2021. “Attacks on NIST PQC 3rd Round Candidates” [Program][Video][Slides]. Co-presented with Daniel Apon. IACR Real World Crypto 2021.

  • 17 September 2020. “Isochronous Gaussian sampling: From inception to implementation” [Presentation][Slides]. International Conference on Post-Quantum Cryptography (PQCrypto) 2020.

  • 19 June 2020. “Real-World Post-Quantum Security Strategies” [Link]. Quantum.Tech Congress 2020.

  • 16 December 2019. “Optimised Lattice-Based Key Encapsulation in Hardware: A Design Space Exploration for FrodoKEM” [Slides][url]. 17th IMA International Conference on Cryptography and Coding 2019.

  • 24 August 2019. “Optimised Lattice-Based Key Encapsulation in Hardware” [Slides][Link]. NIST’s Second PQC Standardization Conference 2019.

  • 29 May 2019. “Fault Attack Countermeasures for Error Samplers in Lattice-Based Cryptography” [Poster]. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2019.

  • 2 May 2019. “A Brief Introduction to Lattice-Based Cryptography in Hardware” [Slides]. Invited talk at NIST Post-Quantum Cryptography Hardware Day 2019.

  • 24 September 2018. “Standard Lattice-Based Key Encapsulation on Embedded Devices” [Slides]. Invited talk at Lattice Coding & Crypto Meeting.

  • 11 September 2018. “Standard Lattice-Based Key Encapsulation on Embedded Devices” [Video][Slides]. IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems 2018.

  • 28 May 2018. “Compact, Scalable, and Efficient Discrete Gaussian Samplers for Lattice-Based Cryptography” [Video][Slides]. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2018.

  • 25 July 2017. “GLITCH: A Discrete Gaussian Testing Suite For Lattice-Based Cryptography” [Poster]. International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications (ICETE 2017): SECRYPT 2018.

  • 30 May 2017. “Compact and provably secure lattice-based signatures in hardware” [Slides]. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) 2017.

  • 9 December 2016. “Time-independent discrete Gaussian sampling for post-quantum cryptography” [Poster]. IEEE International Conference on Field-Programmable Technology (FPT) 2016.

  • 9 June 2016. “Lattice-based encryption over standard lattices in hardware” [Slides][Poster]. ACM Design Automation Conference (DAC) 2016.

Programme Committees and Reviewing

Program committee for T-CHES 2022 (Artifacts), T-CHES 2021 (Artifacts), IndoCrypt 2020, COSADE 2020, and MAL-IoT 2019.

Sub-reviewed for ACM TECS, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IMACC 2019, CRYPTO 2019, PQCrypto 2019, ASIACRYPT 2018, Designs Codes and Cryptography, CT-RSA 2018, CARDIS 2018, SAC 2016, WAHC 2015, and Security and Communication Networks.

Research Visits and Internships

  • December 2018. School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

  • August 2015. Thales UK, Research and Technology, Reading, UK.

  • May 2015. Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany.