This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th
International Conference on the Theory and Application of
Cryptology and Information Security, Asiacrypt 2012, held in
Beijing, China, in December 2012. The 43 full papers presented were
carefully reviewed and selected from 241 submissions. They are
organized in topical sections named: public-key cryptography,
foundation, symmetric cipher, security proof, lattice-based
cryptography and number... more...