May 17 Professor Gary McGuire featured in an Irish Times article by Conor Purcell about blockchain technology and cryptography.

Prof Gary McGuire, at UCD School of Mathematics and Statistics leads a research group working on the topic. “Blockchain technology uses a type of public-key cryptography known as elliptic curve cryptography,” he says, “which uses the complicated arithmetic operations that can be done on an elliptic curve to obtain security.”

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