Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Department of Mathematics and Statistics

Math Club


Thursday, March 28th, 2019

Time: 5:30 - 6:30 p.m Place: Jeffery Hall 118

Speaker: Mike Roth (Queen's University)

Title: Pseudorandom number generation and the NSA backdoor.

Abstract:  This talk will discuss a specific method in the US cryptographic standards for producing pseudorandom numbers and the backdoor in that method (apparently introduced by the NSA).