Daniel Günther with his work on “Optimizing Private Information Retrieval for Compromised Credential Checking” won the first prize among four finalists in the category “Best Master Thesis” at the CAST IT Security Award 2020.
He already won the first prize for his Bachelor thesis “Valiant’s Universal Circuit – Towards a Modular Construction and Implementation” at CAST IT Security Award 2018.
CAST e.V. awards these prizes for outstanding theses by young IT security researchers. Nominated works contain innovative ideas, interesting results, novel views, and directions for current and relevant topics in IT security.