IACR Communications in Cryptology
The IACR Communications in Cryptology (CiC) is diamond open access journal dedicated to the rapid dissemination of original research papers on any topic of interest to the cryptologic community.
This covers all research topics in cryptography and cryptanalysis, including but not limited to
- foundational theory and mathematics
- the design, proposal, and analysis of cryptographic primitives and protocols
- secure implementation and optimization in hardware or software
- applied aspects of cryptography
In addition, the journal also accepts survey and historical articles.
The CiC is one of several journals published by the the International Association for Cryptologic Research (IACR), a global non-profit scientific organization with more than 2800 members (in 2023) that brings together researchers in cryptology. IACR is registered as a 501(c)(3) organization in Bellevue, Wa, USA.
This journal is diamond open access
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