SUMMER SEMINARS ON CYBERSECURITY: Prof. Ivan Visconti (UNISA) "Cryptography for Blockchain Technology"
Abstract: This talk will present blockchain technology with a specific focus on the cryptographic tools that are used to build a blockchain. Moreover, the talk will discuss issues due to the presence of confidential data.
Bio: Ivan Visconti is a full professor of Computer Science in the Computer and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics Department of the University of Salerno. His research interests focus mainly on designing provably secure and privacy-preserving cryptographic protocols and securing blockchains and their applications. He has been from 2018 to 2021 the scientific local coordinator at the University of Salerno for the H2020 European project "PRIViLEDGE" (Privacy-Enhancing Cryptography in Distributed Ledgers). Currently, he is serving as Senior Area Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security journal. Several of his results have been published in the proceedings of IACR conferences.