Carlisle Adams

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Carlisle M. Adams
Residence Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Citizenship Canadian
Alma mater University of Guelph (B.Sc.)
Queen's University (M.Sc, PhD)
Scientific career
Fields Cryptology, Computer security
Institutions University of Ottawa

Carlisle M. Adams is a Canadian cryptographer and computer security researcher. Formerly senior cryptographer at Entrust,[1] he is currently a professor at the University of Ottawa. His notable work includes the design (with Stafford Tavares) of the block ciphers CAST-128 and CAST-256, whose S-boxes are based on the non-linear properties of bent functions. He also helped organize the first Selected Areas in Cryptography (SAC) workshop in 1994. He is also the security advisor of the Ottawa-based electronic signature company Signority.[2]


  1. ^ Zorz, Mirko (March 5, 2003). "Interview with Carlisle Adams". Help Net Security. Retrieved April 16, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Signority: About Us". Retrieved 2014-01-08. 

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