Cryptographic competitions


Introduction
Secret-key cryptography
Disasters
Features
Focused competitions:
AES
eSTREAM
SHA-3
PHC
CAESAR
Broader evaluations:
CRYPTREC
NESSIE
CAESAR details:
Submissions
Call for submissions
Call draft 5
Call draft 4
Call draft 3
Call draft 2
Call draft 1
Committee
Frequently asked questions

CAESAR: Competition for Authenticated Encryption: Security, Applicability, and Robustness

Timeline

  • M-20, 2012.07.05–06: DIAC: Directions in Authenticated Ciphers. Stockholm.
  • M-14, 2013.01.15: Competition announced at the Early Symmetric Crypto workshop in Mondorf-les-Bains; also announced online.
  • M-7, 2013.08.11–13: DIAC 2013: Directions in Authenticated Ciphers 2013. Chicago.
  • M0, 2014.03.15: Deadline for first-round submissions.
  • M2, 2014.05.15: Deadline for first-round software.
  • M5, 2014.08.23–24: DIAC 2014: Directions in Authenticated Ciphers 2014. Santa Barbara.
  • M16, 2015.07.07: Announcement of second-round candidates.
  • M17, 2015.08.29: Deadline for second-round tweaks.
  • M18, 2015.09.15: Deadline for second-round software.
  • M18, 2015.09.28–29: DIAC 2015: Directions in Authenticated Ciphers 2015. Singapore.
  • M27, 2016.06.30: Deadline for Verilog/VHDL.
  • M28, 2016.07.31: Announcement of third-round candidates.
  • M30, 2016.09.15: Deadline for third-round tweaks.
  • M30, 2016.09.26–27: DIAC 2016. Nagoya, Japan.
  • M31, 2016.10.15: Deadline for third-round software.
  • TBA: Deadline for third-round Verilog/VHDL.
  • TBA: Announcement of finalists.
  • TBA: Deadline for finalist tweaks.
  • TBA: Deadline for finalist software.
  • TBA: Deadline for finalist Verilog/VHDL.
  • 2017 summer (tentative): DIAC 2017.
  • M45 (tentative), 2017.12.15: Announcement of final portfolio.

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