August 2017: Invited Speaker Prof. Xinyi Huang from Fujian Normal University, China

This is a technical talk with a title “Targeted Online Password Guessing” which aims to enhance student’s knowledge about password security in the area of cryptography and information security. The talk was presented by Prof. Dr. Xinyi Huang from China Fujian Normal University (FNU). The presentation slides can be found from CCS2016-KL.

Professor Xinyi Huang received his Ph.D. degree from the School of Computer Science and Software Engineering, University of Wollongong, Australia, in 2009. He is currently a Professor at the Fujian Provincial Key Laboratory of Network Security and Cryptology, School of Mathematics and Computer Science, Fujian Normal University, China. His research interests include cryptography and information security. He has published over 120 research papers in refereed international conferences and journals, such as PKC, IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE Transactions on Information Security and Forensics, and IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications. His work has been cited more than 3000 times at Google Scholar (H-Index: 32). He is in the Editorial Board of IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing and International Journal of Information Security. He has served as the program/general chair or program committee member in over 80 international conferences.


The objectives of this event is to:

  1. To provide the audiences with the techniques used in cracking user passwords
  2. To provide the audiences with the state-of-art in cracking user password online
  3. To explore research collaboration between FNU, MIMOS, Xiamen University, MMU and UTAR in the area of cryptography