Cryptography for Java Developers – Nakov @ jProfessionals (Jan 2019)

January 26, 2019
Today I was speaker at the jProfessionals conference in Sofia. My talk was about cryptography in Java: Hashes, MAC, Key Derivation, Encrypting Passwords, Symmetric Ciphers & AES, Digital Signatures & ECDSA. I explained the concepts of Java Cryptography Architecture (JCA) and the most popular Java crypto libraries like Bouncy Castle. Video: Java Cryptography for Devs

Crypto-Wallets: A Technical Perspective – Nakov @ OpenFest 2018

November 4, 2018
Today a gave a technical talk titled “Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective” at the OpenFest 2018 conference in Sofia about crypto wallets, wallet standards and the cryptography behind them, with live examples in JavaScript. Slides from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective (by Svetlin Nakov)  Video from OpenFest 2018 – Crypto Wallets: A Technical Perspective

Speaker at BlockWorld 2018: Client-Side Wallets and Cryptography. Meet SoftUni and Svetlin Nakov @ BlockWorld

July 11, 2018
I am happy to announce that I will give two technical talks in the world’s largest and most significant technical conference for blockchain developers: BlockWorld 2018 @ San Jose (California) – 13-14 September 2018. This is the next step in establishing SoftUni as the leading provider of blockchain technical education worldwide, just after the blockchain

Blockchain Cryptography for Developers: ECC, secp256k1, SCrypt, AES, Wallets

April 15, 2018
Recently I had a talk about the basics of cryptography for blockchain developers at the Bulgarian Web Summit 2018. I am happy to succeed to introduce the most important concepts of the elliptic curve cryptography (ECC), key derivation and encryption (SCrypt, AES and HMAC), digital signatures (ECDSA, sign / verify) and crypto-wallets (HD wallets, mnemonics