The 18th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS 2019) was held in Fuzhou fromOctober 25 to 27. The conference was undertaken by College of Mathematics and Informatics of FNU and Key Laboratory of Network Security and Cryptology Technology of Fujian Province.About120 experts and scholars from home and abroadattended the meeting. They were fromChina, America, France, Singapore, Australia, Japan, South Korea and India. Lai Hairong, vice presidentof FNU, addressed the opening ceremony.
Four eminent experts on cryptology and network securitywere invited to give a report at the conference. They wereProfessor Yvo G. Desmedt from University of Texas, America, ProfessorWangHuaxiong from Nangyang Technological University, Singapore, Professor NTT Masayuki Abe from Japan and DoctorChenRongmao from National University of Defense Technology, China. During the conference, present participantshad sufficient exchange and discussion on hot issues in the field of cryptology and network security, like block chain, cloud security, lattice based cryptography, homomorphic encryption, post-quantum cryptography, searchable encryption, machine learning and big data security.
(Translated byHuang Lijun/Reviewed by Chen Fang)