Prof Bill Buchanan OBE
Professor of Cryptography. Serial innovator. Believer in fairness, justice & freedom. Based in Edinburgh. Old World Breaker. New World Creator. Building trust.

Stories By Prof Bill Buchanan OBE

Single-Tenant or Multi-Tenant HSMs? Do You Trust Your Cloud Provider Not To Peek At Your Keys?

So where should we store our encryption keys? Well, it all depends on which level of FIPS 140–2 you need to comply with.

Cybersecurity: Medieval Witchcraft, Chimeras and the Hound of Hades

Having your own trust architecture is much better than relying on someone else’s, as it is one of the most fundamental parts of our data infrastructure.

Where Would You Find Elf in Cybersecurity?

After you have opened all your presents on Christmas Day, and bored with the Boxing Day film, here’s a little test for you

The Bluffers Guide to secp256k1 ... When Satoshi Said Goodbye to PKI

The secp256k1 curve has been proven to be winner in replacing the Diffie-Hellman method in key exchange and RSA signatures.

The Future of Integrated Digital Governance in the EU: EBSI and GLASS

Starting with a pilot phase in 2023, every member state must by 2024 offer citizens a Digital ID Wallet that can be used throughout the EU.