Speaker John Manferdelli, Ran Canetti, and Craig Gentry
Host Kristin Lauter
Date recorded 5 August 2010
Segment I 9:00 – 10:50 am Welcome and remarks Point Obfuscation and Friends Ran Canetti, Tel Aviv University A point program is a program that accepts a single input and rejects all other inputs. A point obfuscator takes a point program (in a certain format) and turns it into a program with the same functionality, but where the program itself does not provide any additional information on the special point that cannot be deduced from simply running the program as a black box. We will review some of the recent research on point obfuscators (POs), including composable POs, non-malleable POs, multi-bit POs (aka Digital Lockers), set obfuscators, hyperplane obfuscators, and applications to strong variants of encryption and digital signatures. TBA Craig Gentry, IBM
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