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September 11th, 2020 meeting

Fri, Sep. 11, 2020 2:00pm — 4:00pm

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September 11th, 2020


2:00pm to 4:00pm (PST)


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Homomorphic Encryption


Rob Slade (M. Sc.)


 A portion of this meeting will be dedicated to the AGM. Where possible we will use Zoom polls.



Recently security operations has become very excited about homomorphic encryption. It seems to be the latest "magic" security technology that will solve all our problems, but I don't think we've really provided a good outline of what it is, and, particularly, what it can't do.
This presentation will outline the basic concepts, note some specific forms and applications, and point out the various factors for use or consideration.
There is currently a lot of discussion and interest in this topic, but a good overview and analysis is hard to find. I've noted a few at:




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