Philipp Schindler (SBA Research), Aljosha Judmayer (SBA Research), Markus Hittmeir (SBA Research), Nicholas Stifter (SBA Research, TU Wien), Edgar Weippl (Universität Wien)

Generating randomness collectively has been a long standing problem in distributed computing. It plays a critical role not only in the design of state-of-the-art Byzantine fault-tolerant (BFT) and blockchain protocols, but also for a range of applications far beyond this field. We present RandRunner, a random beacon protocol with a unique set of guarantees that targets a realistic system model. Our design avoids the necessity of a (BFT) consensus protocol and its accompanying high complexity and communication overhead. We achieve this by introducing a novel extension to verifiable delay functions (VDFs) in the RSA setting that does not require a trusted dealer or distributed key generation (DKG) and only relies on well studied cryptographic assumptions. This design allows RandRunner to tolerate adversarial or failed leaders while guaranteeing safety and liveness of the protocol despite possible periods of asynchrony.

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V2X Security: Status and Open Challenges

Jonathan Petit (Director Of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies) Dr. Jonathan Petit is Director of Engineering at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., where he leads research in security of connected and automated vehicles (CAV). His team works on designing security solutions, but also develops tools for automotive penetration testing and builds prototypes. His recent work on misbehavior protection…

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SymQEMU: Compilation-based symbolic execution for binaries

Sebastian Poeplau (EURECOM and Code Intelligence), Aurélien Francillon (EURECOM)

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Demo #10: Security of Deep Learning based Automated Lane...

Takami Sato, Junjie Shen, Ningfei Wang (UC Irvine), Yunhan Jia (ByteDance), Xue Lin (Northeastern University), and Qi Alfred Chen (UC Irvine)

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SOK: An Evaluation of Quantum Authentication Through Systematic Literature...

Ritajit Majumdar (Indian Statistical Institute), Sanchari Das (University of Denver)

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