Erez Waisbard

Tel Aviv, Israel
Researcher

Education

  • 2016 - Ph.D. "Online Privacy and Reliability". Advisor Prof Ely Porat, Department of Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
  • 2004 - M.Sc., "New directions in constructing efficient and secure designated confirmer signatures". Advisor Prof. Shafi Goldwasser, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, The Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel.
  • 1999- BA, Mathematics and Computer Science. Bar-Ilan University. Ramat-Gan, Israel. Graduated Cum Laude.

Biography

Erez joined Nokia Bell Labs in 2016 after working for 20 years at various security and networking companies. In his last role as a security architect at Cisco, Erez focused on IoT and content protection. In this role Erez was a co-inventor of a new content scrambling algorithm for Pay-TV systems (CSA-3).

Erez academic research focused on Cryptography, both in his M.Sc. studies at the Weizmann Institute of Science and in his Ph.D. studies at the Bar-Ilan university.

During the time of his studies Erez taught security and cryptography courses at Bar-Ilan University and the Open University.


Selected Articles and Publications

  • Ely Porat, Erez Waisbard: Efficient signature scheme for network coding. ISIT 2012: 1987-1991
  • Tzachy Reinman, Erez Waisbard: PPiTTA - Preserving Privacy in TV Targeted Advertising. SECRYPT 2012: 327-332
  • Amir Herzberg, Ely Porat, Nir Soffer, Erez Waisbard: Camouflaged Private Communication. SocialCom/PASSAT 2011: 1159-1162
  • Yehuda Lindell, Erez Waisbard: Private Web Search with Malicious Adversaries. Privacy Enhancing Technologies 2010: 220-235
  • Shafi Goldwasser, Erez Waisbard: Transformation of Digital Signature Schemes into Designated Confirmer Signature Schemes. TCC 2004: 77-100

Patents

  1. US8782281 OPTIMALLY ADAPTING MULTIMEDIA CONTENT FOR MOBILE SUBSCRIBER DEVICE PLAYBACK
  2. US8677462 EFFICIENT AND SECURE RENEWAL OF ENTITLEMENTS
  3. US8005215 TABLE-SHUFFLE STREAM CIPHER SYSTEM
  4. US8417963 SECURE READ-WRITE STORAGE DEVICE
  5. US8527756 SECURITY DEVICE AND BUILDING BLOCK FUNCTIONS
  6. US8437470 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR BLOCK CIPHER ENCRYPTION
  7. US8176546 TIME INFORMATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  8. US7903820 IMPROVED KEY PRODUCTION SYSTEM
  9. US8396222 KEY DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM
  10. US9124929 SECURE FAST CHANNEL CHANGING
  11. US9124770 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PREVENTION OF CONTROL WORD SHARING
  12. US9213847 COMPUTER-IMPLEMENTED METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR ENCODING NATURAL-LANGUAGE TEXT CONTENT AND/OR DETECTING PLAGIARISM