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.
  • M10 (tentative), 2015.01.15: Announcement of second-round candidates.
  • M11 (tentative), 2015.02.15: Deadline for second-round tweaks.
  • M12 (tentative), 2015.03.15: Deadline for second-round software.
  • M13 (tentative), 2015.04.15: Deadline for second-round Verilog/VHDL.
  • 2015 summer (tentative): DIAC 2015.
  • M21 (tentative), 2015.12.15: Announcement of third-round candidates.
  • M22 (tentative), 2016.01.15: Deadline for third-round tweaks.
  • M23 (tentative), 2016.02.15: Deadline for third-round software.
  • M24 (tentative), 2016.03.15: Deadline for third-round Verilog/VHDL.
  • 2016 summer (tentative): DIAC 2016.
  • M33 (tentative), 2016.12.15: Announcement of finalists.
  • M34 (tentative), 2017.01.15: Deadline for finalist tweaks.
  • M35 (tentative), 2017.02.15: Deadline for finalist software.
  • M36 (tentative), 2017.03.15: Deadline for finalist Verilog/VHDL.
  • 2017 summer (tentative): DIAC 2017.
  • M45 (tentative), 2017.12.15: Announcement of final portfolio.

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