June Publication News

Congratulations to the following FICS Research faculty and students who had papers accepted for publication this month:


  •  Thomas Shrimpton, Martijn Stam and Bogdan Warinschi,

“A Modular Treatment of Cryptographic APIs: The Symmetric-Key Case”,

To appear at CRYPTO 2016*.


  • B. Reaves, L. Blue and P. Traynor,

“AuthLoop: End-to-End Cryptographic Authentication for Telephony Over Voice Channels”,

In Proceedings of the **USENIX Security Symposium (SECURITY), 2016.

(Acceptance Rate: 15.5%).


  • D. Tian, N. Scaife, A. Bates, K. Butler and P. Traynor,

“Making USB Great Again with USBFILTER”,

In proceedings of the **USENIX Security Symposium (SECURITY), 2016.

(Acceptance Rate: 15.5%).



*CRYPTO 2016 is the 36th International Cryptology Conference. It will be held at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) from August 14 to 18, 2016. The academic program covers all aspects of cryptology. The conference is sponsored by the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), in cooperation with the Computer Science Department of UCSB. Electronic versions of the proceedings, published by Springer, will be provided to all registered attendees at the conference. In addition, paper proceedings can be purchased through online registration.


**The USENIX Security Symposium brings together researchers, practitioners, systems programmers and engineers, and others interested in the latest advances in the security of computer systems and networks. USENIX Security ’16 will be held August 10–12, 2016, in Austin, TX. The Symposium will feature 72 refereed papers.