Cryptography (ISSN 2410-387X) is an international, peer-reviewed open access journal which provides the state-of-the-art forum for original results in all areas of modern cryptography, including secret-key cryptography, public-key cryptography, hash functions, cryptanalysis, cryptographic protocols, and quantum safe cryptography as well as their practice, implementation, application, and related standards. Cryptography will publish high-quality reviews, regular research papers and short communications in all areas of theory and practice of modern cryptography.
Topics covered by Cryptography include the following (but are not limited to):
- Secret-key cryptography
- Lightweight cryptography
- Public-key cryptography
- Lattice-based cryptography
- Hash functions
- Anonymity and untraceability
- Digital signatures
- Secret sharing
- Randomness and pseudorandomness
- Quantum safe cryptography
- Secure multiparty computation
- Key management
- Zero-knowledge proofs
- Digital rights management
- Digital money
- Voting/auction systems
- Cryptographic standards
- Side-channel/fault attacks
- Tamper-proof hardware
- Secure smart systems/devices
- Security evaluation
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