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Paul Kocher

Paul Kocher is President and Chief Scientist of Cryptography Research. His works include designing numerous cryptographic applications and protocols, including SSL v3.0, the world’s most widely used security protocol. In addition to leading the team at CRI that discovered differential power analysis and designed the record-breaking DES key search machine “Deep Crack”, he is also credited with discovering timing attack cryptanalysis and co-founding ValiCert, Inc.

At Cryptography Research, he currently leads long-term research projects in areas including tamper resistance, content protection, fraud prevention for financial services, and network security. His work has been reported in forums ranging from technical journals and Scientific American to CNN and the front page of The New York Times.