Cryptography Research supports CHES 2005

San Francisco, Calif. — August 29, 2005 — Continuing its commitment to support basic security research and the smart card industry, Cryptography Research, Inc. (CRI) today announced its sponsorship of the 7th annual Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems (CHES), the leading conference for cryptographic hardware and security in embedded systems. Organized by the non-profit International Association for Cryptologic Research, CHES is an annual gathering of leading security researchers from the academic, commercial and government communities.

“The CHES conference is the leading event for the world’s leading security experts to share their latest discoveries and theories,” stated Ken Warren, smart card business manager at Cryptography Research. “We remain an enthusiastic supporter of basic security research and applied technologies, such as smart cards, which bring improved security to governments, businesses and consumers.”

“Cryptography Research’s generous support of CHES allows us to provide a top notch environment for what has become the leading forum to share recent developments in tamper resistance and security” said Colin Walter, CHES Organizational Co-Chair. “We are grateful for their continued support of our event.”

Continuing its tradition of changing international venue, the 2005 edition of CHES will be held August 29th through September 1st at the Roxbourghe Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. For more details please visit the CHES website.