May 14-17, 2019 | JW Marriott Parq Vancouver, Canada

Daniel J. Bernstein

Research Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Daniel J. Bernstein

Research Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Biography

Daniel J. Bernstein is the designer of the “tinydns” software used by Facebook to publish server addresses, the “ChaCha20” cipher used to encrypt Chrome’s HTTPS connections to Google, the “dnscache” software used by OpenDNS to handle address requests from 65 million Internet users, the “SipHash” hash function (co-designed with Jean-Philippe Aumasson) used by Python to protect against hash-flooding attacks, the “qmail” software used by Yahoo to receive mail, and the “Curve25519” public-key system used by WhatsApp for end-to-end encryption. Bernstein’s current mission is to cryptographically protect every Internet packet. 

 
 
 
 

Presentations by Daniel J. Bernstein