Welcome to the web page of Cryptography, Security, and Privacy research group
at Koç University, İstanbul, Turkey.
The group was founded by Assoc. Prof. Alptekin Küpçü in Fall 2010.
Our mission is to advance the state-of-the-art techniques, to educate the public,
governments, and companies about both the techniques used and the outcomes of using them,
and to make sure people demand more security and privacy
since they would be aware that more is possible.
The main areas of interest cover Cryptography, Security, Privacy with applications to:
Cloud Computing, Cloud Storage, Outsourced Databases, Searchable Encryption
Blockchains, Cryptocurrency, PKI (public key infrastructure)
Online Social Networks, Privacy-Preserving Personalization and Advertising
Cryptography for EU GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliance
Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Networks
Zero Knowledge Proof Systems
Cryptology with Game Theory and Mechanism Design
Theoretical Computer Science
We are always open for collaboration opportunities.
Furthermore, we always welcome applications to join our group at any level and
from any university. Please see "work with us" page for more details.