French cryptographer / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jacques Stern (born 21 August 1949) is a cryptographer, currently a professor at the École Normale Supérieure. He received the 2006 CNRS Gold medal. His notable work includes the cryptanalysis of numerous encryption and signature schemes, the design of the Pointcheval–Stern signature algorithm, the Naccache–Stern cryptosystem and Naccache–Stern knapsack cryptosystem, and the block ciphers CS-Cipher, DFC, and xmx. He also contributed to the cryptanalysis of the SFLASH signature scheme.
|Born||21 August 1949|
|Alma mater||Paris Diderot University|
|Known for||Pointcheval–Stern signature algorithm|
|Institutions||École Normale Supérieure|
|Doctoral advisor||Jean-Louis Krivine|
|Doctoral students||Antoine Joux|