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Attacking Secret Sharing
September 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm IST
Words of intelligence from tech-gurus are nothing but intellectual treats to enthusiasts. One of the most talked-about programs, CyberFrat Thursday allows us to present weekly opportunities to our members to learn from guest speakers over engaging webinars. The topics of discussion range from emerging technologies, cybersecurity trends and risk management to several developmental elements such as grooming, motivation, resume writing, interview tips, and general soft skills.
Topic of the week:
Attacking Secret Sharing: Given a secret, is there any way to split it into N pieces in such a manner that any K out of N pieces can be used to recover the original secret.
▪ Why do we need secret sharing?
▪ Desired properties in secret sharing schemes
▪ Design of secret sharing scheme
▪ Attacking the secret sharing
▪ Design of a cryptographic backdoor
▪ Recovering the secrets
Adhokshaj Mishra is an independent security researcher with interest in theoretical and practical aspects of computer science. He mostly codes in C, C++, and assembly language. His primary domains of interest are cryptography, virology, cryptovirology, kleptography and mutation. He has been delivering lectures on various topics like malware techniques, reverse engineering, exploits etc at various overseas locations. He loves to attend and speak at various security-conferences and meetups.