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Watson Ladd Watson Ladd
Research Engineer

Watson joined Cloudflare in 2018. Before Cloudflare, Watson studied number theory at Berkeley, graduating with a PhD in 2018. Since then he has been involved in launching and running Cloudflare's public time service, standardization and deployment efforts, and translating advanced cryptography research into products. Watson regularly participates in the IETF across security related groups.

Research Areas

Cryptography, Zero Knowledge Proofs, Elliptic Curve Crytography



2021ZKAttest: Ring and Group Signatures for existing ECDSA keys

Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC 2021). To appear (2021).
Armando Faz-Hernández, Watson Ladd, Deepak Maram

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