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Isaac Agudo

associate Professor

Edificio de Investigación Ada Byron
C/ Arquitecto Francisco Peñalosa, nº 18
Ampliación Campus de Teatinos. Universidad de Málaga
29071 Málaga (Spain)
Phone: +34 951 952 913  

CEO of Decentralized Security

Current research

  • Secure Multipary Computation: Analisys of current SMPC protocols on specific scenarios with a focus on performance and security trade-offs.
  • Applied crypto for Connected Car and Blockchain scenarios: Analysis of current security problems ,and proposal of new solutions, in Blockchain and Connected Car scenarios, in particular with regard to Privacy, Authentication and Confidentiality.
  • Digital Identity: New requirements for interoperable identity scheme in the Future Internet, including sovering identity and blockchain solutions. Exploring the possiblities of wearable devices as identity enablers.
  • Authentication, Authorization and Delegation: Definition and implementation of privacy frienly autentication mechanisms.


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science (with European Doctorate mention), University of Malaga (July 2008).
  • MSc. in Mathematics, University of Malaga (July 2002).
  • BSc. in Computer Science, UNED, Spain (August 2007).

Principal Investigator

  • SAVE: Security plAtform for the internet of VEhicles
  • NuCypher USP: NuCypher University Staking Program
  • MOTAM: Methods to Optimize Road Transport through Mobile Applications
  • DEPHISIT: Experimental Hybrid Platform for Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Crypto4BC: Advanced Cryptography for Blockchain Applications


Relevant publications

Daniel Morales, Isaac Agudo, Javier Lopez

Integration of MPC into Besu through an extended private transaction model Proceedings Article

In: IEEE International Conference on Metaverse Computing, Networking and Applications, pp. 266-273, IEEE Computer Society IEEE, Kyoto, Japan, 2023.

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Ishak Meraouche, Sabyasachi Dutta, Sraban Kumar Mohanty, Isaac Agudo, Kouichi Sakurai

Learning multi-party adversarial encryption and its application to secret sharing Journal Article

In: IEEE Access, 2022, ISSN: 2169-3536.

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Isaac Agudo, Manuel Montenegro-Gómez, Javier Lopez

A Blockchain Approach for Decentralized V2X (D-V2X) Journal Article

In: IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, vol. 70, no. 5, pp. 4001 – 4010, 2021, ISSN: 0018-9545.

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David Nuñez, Isaac Agudo, Javier Lopez

Escrowed decryption protocols for lawful interception of encrypted data Journal Article

In: IET Information Security, vol. 13, pp. 498 – 507, 2019, ISSN: 1751-8709.

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David Nuñez, Isaac Agudo, Javier Lopez

A Parametric Family of Attack Models for Proxy Re-Encryption Proceedings Article

In: 28th IEEE Computer Security Foundations Symposium, pp. 290-301, IEEE Computer Society IEEE Computer Society, Verona, Italy, 2015, ISSN: 1063-6900.

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David Nuñez, Isaac Agudo, Javier Lopez

NTRUReEncrypt: An Efficient Proxy Re-Encryption Scheme Based on NTRU Proceedings Article

In: 10th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (AsiaCCS), pp. 179-189, 2015, ISBN: 978-1-4503-3245-3.

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David Nuñez, Isaac Agudo

BlindIdM: A Privacy-Preserving Approach for Identity Management as a Service Journal Article

In: International Journal of Information Security, vol. 13, pp. 199-215, 2014, ISSN: 1615-5262.

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Isaac Agudo, Ruben Rios, Javier Lopez

A Privacy-Aware Continuous Authentication Scheme for Proximity-Based Access Control Journal Article

In: Computers & Security, vol. 39 (B), pp. 117-126, 2013, ISSN: 0167-4048.

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Courses and seminars

  • Private seminar on “Blockchain, Distributed Identity and software based key protection and encryption” sponsored by Idfy, May 2019.
  • European Intensive Programme on Information & Communication Systems Security (IPICS), September 2012.
  • Computer Science Paradigms – Esp. in Information Security. University of la Laguna, November 2012