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Logo - Security in Times of Surveillance


The Eindhoven Institute for the Protection of Systems and Information (Ei/PSI) organizes a 1-day event on Security in Times of Surveillance on Monday, 28 May 2018. The event will take place at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Blauwe Zaal. It features invited talks covering technical as well as legal and political aspects of security and surveillance.

The Cryptomuseum has two encryption Logo - cryptomuseum machines on display in the MetaForum building (floors 4 and 6). On the day of this event they will bring some extra machines to the Auditorium building (where the event takes place) and participants can visit them during the breaks.

Information of how to reach TU/e is available here. The Blauwe Zaal is at at the center of the Auditorium building, building 1 (in quadrant A4) on the campus map.

Information such as slides and videos from past edition of Security in Times of Surveillance can be found at the 2017 page, 2016 page, the 2015 page, and the 2014 page.

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Download the poster for the event in A4 format.


Registration is now closed. If you want to attend, please go to the registration desk at the venue and get a hand-written nametag. We probably still have a seat but food might be running short.


The titles link to the abstracts. You can find titles and abstracts in alphabetical order here.
09:15Registration opens
09:40Opening remarks
09:45Andrew Keen
10:30 Coffee break
11:00Berry Schoenmakers
The Great Crypto 2.0 Show: MPC Unleashed
11:45Jan Smits
GDPR: Some rights, obligations and fines (at last)
12:30Lunch break
14:00Nina Boelsums and Luca van der Kamp
Sleepwet referendum: pushing the privacy debate to the mainstream
14:45Jason A. Donenfeld
Smaller Simpler Core Components: WireGuard, a Secure Network Tunnel
15:30Coffee break
16:00Julia Krüger
Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence – A Roadmap for Politics and Society
16:45Tomer Ashur
A tale of two ciphers - the chronology of Simon and Speck in ISO

Invited speakers:

Scientific organizers:

Local organizers:

  • Anita Klooster
  • Tanja Lange


Please treat each other with respect.

Please do not take pictures of anybody without prior consent; per se that means no crowd shots are possible.

Press information:

Press release before the event

Further information:

For further information, please contact:
Tanja Lange
e-mail: tanja [at] hyperelliptic.org