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April 22, 2017

Alan Kaminsky published a paper titled “ElsieFour: a low-tech authenticated encryption algorithm for human-to-human communication” in the Cryptology ePrint Archive.

November 3, 2016

Alan Kaminsky and five RIT and Harris Corporation co-authors published a paper titled “Implementing authenticated encryption algorithm MK-3 on FPGA” in the IEEE Military Communications Conference 2016 (MILCOM 2016).

September 6, 2016

Alan Kaminsky and four RIT and Harris Corporation co-inventors were awarded U.S. Patent Number 9,438,416, “Customizable encryption algorithm based on a sponge construction with authenticated and non-authenticated modes of operation.”

July 30, 2016

Alan Kaminsky’s textbook BIG CPU, BIG DATA: Solving the World‘s Toughest Computational Problems with Parallel Computing was published (CreateSpace, 2016). Order the book from CreateSpace.com. Also available from other online booksellers.

October 26, 2015

Alan Kaminsky attended the IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2015), October 26–28, 2015, Tampa, FL, USA. Alan gave a presentation titled “Customizable sponge-based authenticated encryption using 16-bit S-boxes.”

June 1, 2015

Parallel Crypto LLC is now a member of the HPC500, a consortium of high performance computing technology leaders.

April 3, 2015

Parallel Crypto LLC has acquired a TectroLabs TL200 hardware random number generator capable of generating true random data at a rate of 2 megabits per second. More »

April 2, 2015

Alan Kaminsky and four RIT and Harris Corporation co-authors submitted a paper titled “Customizable sponge-based authenticated encryption using 16-bit S-boxes” to the IEEE Military Communications Conference 2015 (MILCOM 2015).

December 18, 2014

Alan Kaminsky and five RIT and Harris Corporation co-authors published a paper titled “Stochastic analysis and modeling of a tree-based group key distribution method in tactical wireless networks” in the Journal of Telecommunications System & Management.

November 21, 2014

Alan Kaminsky attended the IEEE/ACM International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14), November 16–21, 2014, New Orleans, LA, USA. Alan presented a poster titled “The Parallel Java 2 Library: Parallel Programming in 100% Java.”

October 28, 2014

Alan Kaminsky and five RIT and Harris Corporation co-inventors were awarded U.S. Patent Number 8,873,759, “Electronic key management using PKI to support group key establishment in the tactical environment.”

July 5, 2014

Alan Kaminsky inaugurated the Password Cracking Challenge.

July 12, 2013

Alan Kaminsky released the Parallel Java 2 Library and its companion textbook, BIG CPU, BIG DATA: Solving the World‘s Toughest Computational Problems with Parallel Computing (Creative Commons, 2013).

February 16, 2013

Two new cryptographic competitions have been announced. The Competition for Authenticated Encryption: Security, Applicability, and Robustness (CAESAR) is to develop authenticated encryption algorithms. The Password Hashing Competition (PHC) is to develop password hashing algorithms.

October 2, 2012

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced Keccak as the winning hash algorithm in the SHA-3 Competition.

August 17, 2012

Alan Kaminsky attended the IACR Conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC 2012), August 16-17, 2012, Windsor, ON, Canada.

February 16, 2012

Alan Kaminsky gave a presentation titled “GPU accelerated statistical analysis of cryptographic functions” at the 15th SIAM Conference on Parallel Processing for Scientific Computing (PP12) in Savannah, GA, USA. Alan was also the session chair for the “Evaluating GPUs in Applications” paper session at the conference.

February 4, 2012

Alan Kaminsky taught an Introductory CUDA Programming Seminar for the RIT student section of the IEEE Computer Society.

August 12, 2011

Alan Kaminsky attended the IACR Conference on Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC 2011), August 11-12, 2011, Toronto, ON, Canada.

November 12, 2010

Parallel Crypto LLC will be doing a cryptographic and statistical analysis of Harris Corporation RF Communication Division's MK-256 block cipher algorithm.

November 7, 2010

Parallel Crypto LLC has acquired a desktop supercomputer with NVIDIA Corporation’s massively parallel, 448-core Tesla C2050 GPU coprocessor. The Tesla C2050 runs at 515 gigaflops peak double precision floating point performance and 1.03 teraflops peak single precision floating point performance. More »

November 2, 2010

Alan Kaminsky presented a paper, co-authored with Michael Kurdziel (Harris Corporation) and Stanislaw Radziszowski (RIT Computer Science Department), titled “An overview of cryptanalysis research for the Advanced Encryption Standard,” at the IEEE Military Communications Conference (MILCOM 2010) in San Jose, CA, USA.

July 23, 2010

Parallel Crypto LLC is officially registered with the State of New York and is open for business!