Invited Talk: Public Key Cryptography in practice: Cryptographer’s work at BSI

Heike Hagemeier, Sarah Maßberg

We give a short history of the development of Public Key Cryptosystems at BSI and an overview of the requirements and challenges for cryptography in the various fields of IT-Security.

About Heike Hagemeier:
Heike Hagemeier studied mathematics at the University of Cologne and received her Phd (2010) from the Technische Universität Darmstadt under the supervision of Jan Bruinier. Since 2010 she is working as a cryptographer at the german Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

 

 

About Sarah Maßberg:
Sarah Maßberg studied mathematics at the Universities of Göttingen and Bonn and received her PhD (2008) from the University of Düsseldorf. After two years work as an actuary in a life insurance company, as of 2011 she is a cryptographer at the german Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).