Heike Hagemeier & Sarah Maßberg (Federal Office for Information Security (BSI))
Heike Hagemeier studied mathematics at the University of Cologne and received
her Phd (2010) from the Technische Universität Darmstadt under the
supervision of Jan Bruinier. Since 2010 she is working as a cryptographer at
the german Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
Sarah Maßberg studied mathematics at the Universities of Göttingen and Bonn
and received her PhD (2008) from the University of Düsseldorf. After two
years work as an actuary in a life insurance company, as of 2011 she is a
cryptographer at the german Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).
Title: Public Key Cryptography in practice: Cryptographer's work at BSI
We give a short history of the development of Public Key Cryptosystems at BSI
and an overview of the requirements and challenges for cryptography in the
various fields of IT-Security.