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Cryptography Group Launches Industrial Advisory Board

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26 May 2011



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The Cryptography group at Bristol, today announces the setting up of an Industrial Advisory Board (IAB). The IAB plan to meet once a year to discuss the research portfolio and directions of the Cryptography group at Bristol. We hope that the new board will result in greater interaction in the area of cryptography between academia and industry.


The members of the board are as follows:

- Prof. Philip Bond (BNP Paribas)

- Dr Liqun Chen (Hewlett Packard Laboratories)

- Andrew J. Clark (Primary Key Associates)

- Andy Dancer (Trend Micro)

- Dr Cedric Fournet (Microsoft)

- Daniel Russell (Detica)

- Prof. Scott Vanstone (RIM)

- Dr Claire Vishik (Intel)


Full details of the board, including biographies of the members, can be found here.

Prof. Nigel Smart said, "We are really happy to welcome onto our IAB a group of eminent people from various areas in the security industry, all of whom we have had long standing interactions with. We would like to thank the members of our IAB for agreeing to give up their valuable time to contribute to our research activities in this way."