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Kazu Gomi on the ABCs of ABE – And the Future of Encryption

In his inaugural article as a Forbes contributor, NTT Research President and CEO, Kazuhiro Gomi, notes that the field of encryption, a key component …

Brent Waters on the Key to Cryptography

One of the first decisions of CIS Lab Director Dr. Tatsuaki Okamoto was to ask Brent Waters, professor of computer science at the University …

Out Thinking the Smartest Threats

It’s fair to say that our three labs are engaged in fundamental research. Another way of putting it is that they are trying to …

Aiming for a Moonshot: A Conversation with Dr. Joe Alexander

In May, NTT Research announced that Joe Alexander, M.D., Ph.D., had joined its Medical and Health Informatics (MEI) Lab as a Distinguished Scientist. Dr. …

Looking Back and Moving Forward – Why ‘Upgrade Reality’ is Much More Than the Title of Our New Short Film

When I joined NTT Research as president and CEO last summer, I didn’t expect to be getting into the movie business. After all, we …

A Q&A with UCLA Professor of Computer Science Amit Sahai

The International Association for Cryptologic Research has awarded a “Test of Time” award to a paper co-authored in 2005 by Brent Waters, currently an …

Contributions of Attribute-Based Encryption

A paper that Dr. Amit Sahai and I wrote fifteen years ago recently received some attention. Every year, the International Association for Cryptologic Research …

NTT Research on Quantum Information Technologies: Approaches, Use Cases and Metrics

The field of quantum information systems is complex and multi-disciplinary. The interrelated subject areas are all challenging enough to understand in the first place. …

Let’s Celebrate the NSF Expeditions Awards

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently released news impacting one of our labs, and quite possibly the future of computing and information technologies. The …

Top 5 Takeaways from RSA 2020

Last week, I attended the RSA 2020 cybersecurity conference in San Francisco with colleagues from NTT Ltd. It’s an impressive event. With more than …

NTT Research Joins Discussion of Quantum Computing Challenges at Hudson Institute Event

The Hudson Institute, a Washington D.C.-based think tank, hosted a conference on January 17 to address the question of how the U.S. and Japan …

The PHI Lab’s Collaborative Initiative with World-Renowned Organizations Aims High

In mid-November, NTT Research issued a press release announcing that the PHI Lab, which I direct, had reached five-year joint research agreements with eight …