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Privacy-Enhancing Cryptography PEC

Collaboration with ZKProof

NIST has collaborated with the ZKProof initiative since 2019, as a way of supporting the development of open reference material on zero-knowledge proofs. This page lists some outputs of this interaction:

NIST-PEC documentation on ZKProof:

Past talks:

  • 2019-04-11: Privacy-enhancing cryptography at NIST. 2nd Zkproof workshop. Berkeley, USA. [Slides; Video]

  • 2019-04-11: Community Standards: a Review and Further Work on the ZKProof Track Proceedings. 2nd Zkproof workshop. Berkeley, USA.

  • 2019-08-18: A perspective on standardization of advanced cryptography at NIST. 1st Workshop on Advanced Cryptography Standardization (ACS'19). Santa Barbara, USA. [Video]

  • 2019-10-10: Community reference material for zero-knowledge proofs (A brief update and a call for participation). ZKProof Community Event. Amsterdam, Netherlands. [Slides; Video]

  • 2020-05-18: Towards Version 1.0 of the ZKProof Community Reference. 3rd ZKProof Workshop — Home edition. Online. [Slides; Video]

  • 2021-04-26: ZKpComRef 2021. 4th ZKProof Workshop — Home edition. Online. [Video]

(some talks were jointly presented with the ZKProof Editors)

ZKProof Community Reference:


Reach the PEC team at:

Luís T. A. N. Brandão

René Peralta

Angela Robinson


Security and Privacy: cryptography, privacy

Created January 03, 2017, Updated March 02, 2022