Posts

I occasionally blog about new papers and other work and research related topics, usually on Bentham’s Gaze.

Improving the auditability of access to data requests

Incentives in Security Protocols

Smart Contracts and Bribes (with Patrick McCorry)

EPFL blockchain summer school (with Mustafa Al-Bassam, Sarah Azouvi and Patrick McCorry)

Teaching

MSc project co-supervision with Steven Murdoch:

Privacy preserving continuous authentication (2017-2018)

Teaching assistant:

COMP210P - Introduction to Programming (2016-2017 Term 2)

Activities

Conferences:

IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy 2019 sub-reviewer

Financial Cryptography and Data Security 2018 sub-reviewer

Other:

I usually attend London CryptoParty events. Here are some slides and handouts from a past workshop on safe browsing and Tor for beginners, done with Sarah Azouvi.

Contact

Publications

VAMS: Verifiable Auditing of Access to Confidential Data Alexander Hicks, Vasilis Mavroudis, Mustafa Al-Bassam, Sarah Meiklejohn, Steven J. Murdoch Under submission

Incentives in Security Protocols Sarah Azouvi, Alexander Hicks, Steven J. Murdoch Twenty-sixth International Workshop on Security Protocols

Smart Contracts for Bribing Miners Patrick McCorry, Alexander Hicks, Sarah Meiklejohn The 5th Workshop on Bitcoin and Blockchain Research (slides)