KTH-SEECS Applied Information Security Lab

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)

Mr. Irfan Azhar

Designation: MS Student
Email: 11msccsiazhar@seecs.edu.pk

Irfan Azhar earned his BE (Avionics) degree from CAE, NUST. He achieved Master in Information Technology degree from VU, Pakistan in 2009. He started MS in Computer and Communication Security from SEECS NUST in 2011. Irfan has successfully completed his MS thesis under the supervision of Dr. Awais Shibli. The title of his master’s thesis is ”Keeping crypto keys secret in accessible hardware”, in which he will develop an algorithm to explore the paradigm of storing ‘keys as functions’ instead of storing ‘keys as data’. His research interests include Secure Communication and Networks, Cryptography and Secure Hardware.



Thesis Title: Keeping crypto keys secret in accessible hardware


  • 1. Absract  (PDF)
  • 2. Presentation (PDF)
  • 3. Publications

    ►" Keeping secret keys secret in open systems (Link , PDF)