Marco Pedicini

Professor of Computer Science
Department of Mathematics and Physics
Roma Tre University, Italy

Areas of Expertise:
Cryptography
Computer security
Logic for computer science
parallel computing

Short Bio:
Marco Pedicini is professor in Computer Science at the Department of Mathematics and Physics, Roma Tre University. From 2010 to 2013 he was Scientific Advisor e-Security srl, computer security company. From 2004 to 2011 he was Consultant of cryptography and distributed computing at Centro Intelligence Interforze “Servizio Crittoanalisi”, Stato Maggiore Difesa. From 2003 to 2005 he was Scientific Director Araknos s.r.l. — Roma, computer security company. His interests include cryptography, computer security, logic for computer science and parallel computing. He is one of the leading experts in cryptography and cryptanalysis in Italy, organiser of the Workshop “Cryptanalysis: a key tool in securing and breaking ciphers” at ITASEC2020.

Sylllabus

Cryptography I
Introduction to cryptography: algorithmic complexity, probabilistic algorithms and adversary’s advantage, symmetric-key cryptography, public-key cryptography, and other cryptographic primitives (hash functions, stream cyphers, block cyphers, lightweight cryptography). Functional encryption, attribute-based encryption, full-homomorphic encryption, differential privacy, federated learning. 


Cryptography Case Study

Introduction to cryptography: algorithmic complexity, probabilistic algorithms and adversary’s advantage, symmetric-key cryptography, public-key cryptography, and other cryptographic primitives (hash functions, stream cyphers, block cyphers, lightweight cryptography). Functional encryption, attribute-based encryption, full-homomorphic encryption, differential privacy, federated learning.