david wong

Hey! I'm David, a security engineer at the Blockchain team of Facebook, previously a security consultant for the Cryptography Services of NCC Group. I'm also the author of the Real World Cryptography book. This is my blog about cryptography and security and other related topics that I find interesting.

Here we go posted August 2013

Bordeaux

Hey guys, I'm David Wong, a 24 years old french dude who's going to start a Master of Cryptology in the university of Bordeaux 1.

Cryptology (or as Americans like to call it: Cryptography, because we all know they don't care about etymology) is the study of the techniques for secure communications (thanks Wikipedia!), from withdrawing money with a fake credit card to establishing a safe phone conversation between two government officials, it can mean a lot of things... I still have no clue what my future job will be, that's why I had the idea of making this small blog where I could post about my ventures into this new world and, hopefully, being able to take a step back and see what I did, what I liked, what happened in two years of Master (and maybe more).

I've already took Cryptography I given by Dan Boneh from Stanford and I must say I really enjoyed going through his course. Might be one of the most interesting and eloquent teacher I had in my life, and I have never met him. Had a few back and forth mail exchanges with him but sadly, there was no collaboration between our universities. California I'll see you later in life I guess.

I'll also post some thoughts about the new city I'll be moving to : Bordeaux. This is for at least 2 years, or less if I change my mind. Anyway, this is going to be exciting!

Well done! You've reached the end of my post. Now you can leave me a comment or read something else.

Comments

Gab

Is this blog about cryptozoology and cryptogram as well? That would be cool! =D

PS : one tenth design/coded by David Wong, nine tenth design/coded by Bootstrap =p

David

> Cryptozoology is a pseudoscience involving the search for animals whose existence has not been proven.

What???

And yeah most of the job was done by Bootstrap... and CodeIgniter as well :)

jc

Tu peux envoyer des messages vide! Tu vérifies pas si les champs sont vides avant de les stocker dans ta base ?
<b>test xss</b>

david

Pas nécessaire. Je pense pas qu'il y aura énormément de commentaires/traffic, et je me dis que si ça devenait un problème plus tard je patcherais le truc. J'ai codé le site en 2 heures donc j'ai prit beaucoup de raccourcis =)

Loïs

Des fois tu le fais alors des fois je le fais: "You've reached"*

david

effectivement merci !


Leave a comment