practical homomorphic encryption (allegedly)

Peter Tomlinson pwt at
Wed May 8 10:56:36 BST 2013

Have received a link to the following article:

IBM takes a big new step in cryptography: practical homomorphic encryption

by Paul Ducklin on May 5, 2013

IBM just released an open source software package called HELib.

The HE stands for homomorphic encryption.

Although it doesn't sound terribly sexy or impressive, HELib is actually 
an interesting and important milestone in cryptography.

HE is also a surprisingly relevant topic right now, with our 
ever-increasing attraction to cloud computing.

<more in the article>


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