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Dr. F. (Francesco) Regazzoni

Faculty of Science
Informatics Institute

Visiting address
  • Science Park 904
Postal address
  • Postbus 94323
    1090 GH Amsterdam
  • Profile

    Dr. Francesco Regazzoni is a tenured Assistant Professor 1 (UD1) in Security by Design at the Informatics Institute of the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands). He authored or co-authored more than 150 publications in international journals, conferences, or books. His research interests comprise a variety of topics in security, especially on efficient implementation of privacy preserving technologies, physical and side channel attacks and countermeasures, hardware trojans, post-quantum cryptography, lightweight cryptography, and design automation for security.

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  • Publications



    • Avanzi, R., Banik, S., Dunkelman, O., Eichlseder, M., Ghosh, S., Nageler, M., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). The QARMAv2 Family of Tweakable Block Ciphers. IACR Transactions on Symmetric Cryptology, 2023(3), 25-73. [details]
    • Barger, M., Brohet, M., & Regazzoni, F. (in press). Demonstrating Post-Quantum Remote Attestation for RISC-V Devices. In 2024 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE) IEEE.
    • Biesmans, J., Regazzoni, F., & Mentens, N. (2023). Application-specific FPGAs: cryptographic agility through customized reconfigurable architectures. In 2023 IEEE International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium workshops (IPDPSW 2023): St. Petersburg, Florida, USA, 15-19 May 2023 (pp. 121-124). IEEE. [details]
    • De Kremer, M., Brohet, M., Banik, S., Avanzi, R., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). Resource-Constrained Encryption: Extending Ibex with a QARMA Hardware Accelerator. In 2023 IEEE 34th International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors : ASAP 2023: proceedings : 19-21 July 2023, Porto, Portugal (pp. 147-155). IEEE Computer Society. [details]
    • Ebrahimi, A., Regazzoni, F., & Palmieri, P. (2023). Reducing the Cost of Machine Learning Differential Attacks Using Bit Selection and a Partial ML-Distinguisher. In G.-V. Jourdan, L. Mounier, C. Adams, F. Sèdes, & J. Garcia-Alfaro (Eds.), Foundations and Practice of Security - 15th International Symposium, FPS 2022, Revised Selected Papers (pp. 123-141). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 13877). Springer.
    • Fukami, A., Regazzoni, F., & Geradts, Z. (2023). Data Sanitization on eMMCs. In ASP-DAC 2023: 28th Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference proceedings, January 16-19, 2023, Miraikan National Museum of Emerging Science and Information (pp. 455-460). The Association for Computing Machinery. [details]
    • Guerrieri, A., Da Silva Marques, G., Regazzoni, F., & Upegui, A. (2023). H-Saber: An FPGA-Optimized Version for Designing Fast and Efficient Post-Quantum Cryptography Hardware Accelerators. In Proceedings of the 24th International Symposium on Quality Electronic Design, ISQED 2023 IEEE Computer Society Press.
    • Masciullo, L., Passerone, R., Regazzoni, F., & Polian, I. (2023). Secrets Leaking Through Quicksand: Covert Channels in Approximate Computing. In Proceedings - 2023 IEEE European Test Symposium, ETS 2023 (Proceedings of the European Test Workshop; Vol. 2023-May). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..
    • Papagiannopoulos, K., Glamočanin, O., Azouaoui, M., Ros, D., Regazzoni, F., & Stojilović, M. (2023). The Side-channel Metrics Cheat Sheet. ACM Computing Surveys, 55(10), Article 216.
    • Picek, S., Heuser, A., Jovic, A., Bhasin, S., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). Tipping the Balance: Imbalanced Classes in Deep Learning Side-channel Analysis. IEEE Design and Test. Advance online publication.
    • Regazzoni, F., & Fournaris, A. (2023). CCSW'23: 2023 Cloud Computing Security Workshop. In CCS 2023 - Proceedings of the 2023 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. 3657-3658). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.
    • Regazzoni, F., Palmieri, P., & Fournaris, A. P. (2023). Treating a different kind of patient: curing security weaknesses in digital health systems of the future. In Proceedings - 2023 9th International Workshop on Advances in Sensors and Interfaces, IWASI 2023 (pp. 99-102). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc..
    • Stojilovic, M., Rasmussen, K., Regazzoni, F., Tahoori, M. B., & Tessier, R. (2023). A Visionary Look at the Security of Reconfigurable Cloud Computing. Proceedings of the IEEE, 111(12), 1548-1571.
    • van den Berg, D., Slooff, T., Brohet, M., Papagiannopoulos, K., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). Data Under Siege: The Quest for the Optimal Convolutional Autoencoder in Side-Channel Attacks. In IJCNN 2023 conference proceedings: IJCNN 2023, International Joint Conference on Neural Networks, 18-23 June 2023, Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland, Australia (pp. 6630-6638). IEEE. [details]


    • Banik, S., Caforio, A., Papagiannopoulos, K., & Regazzoni, F. (2022). Bias Cancellation of MixColumns. In L. Batina, S. Picek, & M. Mondal (Eds.), Security, Privacy, and Applied Cryptography Engineering: 12th International Conference, SPACE 2022, Jaipur, India, December 9–12, 2022 : proceedings (pp. 70-80). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 13783). Springer. [details]
    • Caforio, A., Collins, D., Banik, S., & Regazzoni, F. (2022). A Small GIFT-COFB: Lightweight Bit-Serial Architectures. In L. Batina, & J. Daemen (Eds.), Progress in Cryptology - AFRICACRYPT 2022: 13th International Conference on Cryptology in Africa, AFRICACRYPT 2022, Fes, Morocco, July 18–20, 2022 : proceedings (pp. 53-77). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 13503). Springer. [details]
    • Fukami, A., Sheremetov, S., Regazzoni, F., Geradts, Z., & De Laat, C. (2022). Experimental Evaluation of e·MMC Data Recovery. IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security, 17, 2074-2083. [details]
    • Guerrieri, A., Da Silva Marques, G., Regazzoni, F., & Upegui, A. (2022). Optimizing Lattice-based Post-Quantum Cryptography Codes for High-Level Synthesis. In H. Fabelo, S. Ortega, & A. Skavhaug (Eds.), 2022 25th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design: DSD 2022 : 31 August-2 September 2022, Maspalomas, Spain : proceedings (pp. 777-784). IEEE Computer Society. [details]
    • Nayak, K., Upadhyaya, D., Regazzoni, F., & Polian, I. (2022). On the Limitations of Logic Locking the Approximate Circuits. In Proceedings of the 2022 Asian Hardware Oriented Security and Trust Symposium (AsianHOST): 14-16 December 2022, Singapore (pp. 107-112). IEEE. [details]
    • Palmieri, P., Polian, I., & Regazzoni, F. (2022). Security in an Approximated World: New Threats and Opportunities in the Approximate Computing Paradigm. In A. Bosio, D. Ménard, & O. Sentieys (Eds.), Approximate Computing Techniques: From Component- to Application-Level (pp. 323-348). Springer. [details]
    • Slooff, T., Regazzoni, F., Brocheton, F., Parodi, A., & Cmar, R. (2022). Poster: Anomaly detection to improve security of big data analytics. In Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Conference on Computing Frontiers 2022 (CF 2022): May 17-May 19, 2022, Turin, Italy (pp. 205-206). (ICPS). Association for Computing Machinery. [details]
    • van Dijk, M., & Regazzoni, F. (2022). CCSW '22: The 2022 Cloud Computing Security Workshop. In CCS '22: proceedings of the 2022 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security : November 7-11, 2022, Los Angeles, CA, USA (pp. 3541-3542). The Association for Computing Machinery. [details]


    • Abella, J., Alcaide, S., Anders, J., Bas, F., Becker, S., De Mulder, E., Elhamawy, N., Gürkaynak, F. K., Handschuh, H., Hernandez, C., Hutter, M., Kosmidis, L., Polian, I., Sauer, M., Wagner, S., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). Security, Reliability and Test Aspects of the RISC-V Ecosystem. In Proceedings, 2021 IEEE European Test Symposium (ETS): ETS 2021 : May 24-28, 2021, Belgium (pp. 205-214). IEEE. [details]
    • Bellizia, D., El Mrabet, N., Fournaris, A. P., Pontié, S., Regazzoni, F., Standaert, F-X., Tasso, É., & Valea, E. (2021). Post-Quantum Cryptography: Challenges and Opportunities for Robust and Secure HW Design. In L. Dilillo, L. Cassano, & A. Papadimitriou (Eds.), 34th IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems: Athens, Greece (on-line virtual event), October 6-8, 2021 : DFT IEEE. [details]
    • Bhasin, S., Garg, S., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). Special Section on Attacking and Protecting Artificial Intelligence. CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology, 6(1), 1-2. [details]
    • Caforio, A., Balli, F., Banik, S., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). A Deeper Look at the Energy Consumption of Lightweight Block Ciphers. In 2021 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE 2021): virtual conference 1-5 February 2021 (pp. 170-175). (Proceedings, Design, Automation and Test in Europe). IEEE. [details]
    • Cammarota, R., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). Guest Editors’ Introduction: Special Issue on Top Picks in Hardware and Embedded Security. IEEE Design & Test, 38(3), 5-6. Advance online publication. [details]
    • Gao, S., Großschädl, J., Marshall, B., Page, D., Pham, T., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). An Instruction Set Extension to Support Software-Based Masking. IACR Transactions on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems, 2021(4), 283-325. Advance online publication. [details]
    • Glamočanin, O., Mahmoud, D. G., Regazzoni, F., & Stojilović, M. (2021). Shared FPGAs and the Holy Grail: Protections against Side-Channel and Fault Attacks. In 2021 Design, Automation & Test in Europe Conference & Exhibition (DATE 2021): virtual conference 1-5 February 2021 (pp. 1645-1650). (Proceedings, Design, Automation and Test in Europe). IEEE. [details]
    • Howe, J., Martinoli, M., Oswald, E., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). Exploring Parallelism to Improve the Performance of FrodoKEM in Hardware. Journal of Cryptographic Engineering, 11(4), 317–327. [details]
    • Regazzoni, F., Palmieri, P., Smailbegovic, F., Cammarota, R., & Polian, I. (2021). Protecting artificial intelligence IPs: a survey of watermarking and fingerprinting for machine learning. CAAI Transactions on Intelligence Technology, 6(2), 180-191. Advance online publication. [details]
    • Shelton, M. A., Samwel, N., Batina, L., Regazzoni, F., Wagner, M., & Yarom, Y. (2021). Rosita: Towards Automatic Elimination of Power-Analysis Leakage in Ciphers. In 28th Annual Network and Distributed System Security Symposium, NDSS 2021, virtually, February 21-25, 2021 The Centre for Internet and Society / Hivos.
    • Valencia, F., Polian, I., & Regazzoni, F. (2021). Extending Circuit Design Flow for Early Assessment of Fault Attack Vulnerabilities. In F. Leporati, S. Vitabile, & A. Skavhaug (Eds.), 2021 24th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design: DSD 2021 : proceedings : virtual conference, 1-3 September 2021 (pp. 385-388). IEEE Computer Society, Conference Publishing Services. [details]


    • Di Natale, G., Regazzoni, F., Albanese, V., Lhermet, F., Loisel, Y., Sensaoui, A., & Pagliarini, S. (2020). Latest Trends in Hardware Security and Privacy. In L. Dilillo, M. Psarakis, & T. Siddiqua (Eds.), 33rd IEEE International Symposium on Defect and Fault Tolerance in VLSI and Nanotechnology Systems: ESA-ESRIN, Italy (on-line virtual event), October 19-21, 2020 (pp. 173-176). (DFT). IEEE. [details]
    • Regazzoni, F., & Polian, I. (2020). Side channel attacks vs approximate computing. In GLSVLSI '20: proceedings of the 2020 Great Lakes Symposium on VLSI : September 7-9, 2020, virtual event China (pp. 321-326). Association for Computing Machinery. [details]
    • Regazzoni, F., Bhasin, S., Pour, A. A., Alshaer, I., Aydin, F., Aysu, A., Beroulle, V., Di Natale, G., Franzon, P., Hely, D., Homma, N., Ito, A., Jap, D., Kashyap, P., Polian, I., Potluri, S., Ueno, R., Vatajelu, E.-I., & Yli-Mäyry, V. (2020). Machine Learning and Hardware security: Challenges and Opportunities: Invited Talk. In 2020 IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (ICADD): digest of technical papers : November 2-5, 2020: virtual conference Article 141 (Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer-Aided Design; Vol. 39). Association for Computing Machinery. [details]


    • Regazzoni, F., Mazumdar, B., & Parameswaran, S. (2024). Preface. In F. Regazzoni, B. Mazumdar, & S. Parameswaran (Eds.), Security, Privacy, and Applied Cryptography Engineering : 13th International Conference, SPACE 2023, Roorkee, India, December 14–17, 2023 : proceedings (pp. vi). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 14412). Springer. [details]


    • Brohet, M., Valencia, F., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). Invited Paper: Instruction Set Extensions for Post-Quantum Cryptography. In 2023 IEEE/ACM International Conference On Computer Aided Design (ICCAD n2023): San Francisco, California, USA, 28 October-2 November 2023 IEEE. [details]
    • Fournaris, A. P., Tasopoulos, G., Brohet, M., & Regazzoni, F. (2023). Running Longer To Slim Down: Post-Quantum Cryptography on Memory-Constrained Devices. In 2023 IEEE International Conference on Omni-layer Intelligent Systems (COINS): July 23-July 25, 2023, Berlin, Germany (pp. 151-156). IEEE. [details]
    • Regazzoni, F., & Fournaris, A. (2023). CCSW 2023 Chairs' Welcome. In CCS 2023 - Proceedings of the 2023 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security (pp. III-IV). ACM.


    • Mukhopadhyay, D., Forte, D., Chang, C. H., Rührmair, U., & Regazzoni, F. (2022). ASHES 2022 - Welcome Message. In ASHES'22: Proceedings of the 2022 Workshop on Attacks and Solutions in Hardware Security : November 11, 2022, Los Angeles, CA, USA (pp. iii-iv). ACM.
    • Regazzoni, F., & van Dijk, M. (2022). CCSW 2022 Chairs' Welcome. In CCSW'22: Proceedings of the 2022 on Cloud Computing Security Workshop (pp. iii). Association for Computing Machinery.

    Prize / grant

    • Brohet, M. & Regazzoni, F. (2023). CompSys 2023 Best Short Paper Award.
    • Brohet, M. & Regazzoni, F. (2023). NWO ICT.OPEN2023 Public Poster Award.
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  • Ancillary activities
    • Università della Svizzera italiana
      Part time position at Università della Svizzera italiana as previously agreed