Our research is currently focused on applied threshold cryptography and distributed systems security

Our Projects

We are exploring methods for recovering funds from threshold-based wallets.
Video  |   Slides

We are developing protocols to allow for atomic cross-chain swaps based on the gradual release of secrets.

Documentation per request

We are identifying security vulnerabilities in threshold wallets, as well as developing solutions to overcome those vulnerabilities.

Video & Slides coming soon

We are researching how to create an efficient protocol for using threshold signatures with shielded Zcash transactions.

GitHub  |  Paper  |  ZIP

This project focuses on researching how to use distributed networks for secure computation protocols.

GitHub

We are working on a practical, privacy-enhancing tool for cryptocurrencies which is deployable on today’s cryptocurrency networks. 

Paper

We are researching a UC model for software and threshold wallets.

Documentation per request

Lead Researchers

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Omer Shlomovits

Cryptography

Claudio

Claudio Orlandi

Cryptography

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Ittay Eyal

Distributed Systems

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Oded Leiba

Blockchain Research

Tal

Tal Be'ery

Blockchain Research

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Alex Manuskin

Distributed Systems

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Seres István András

Privacy & Security

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Ariel Nof

Cryptography

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Yashvanth Kondi

Cryptography

Research Grants

Cryptography, security and research is at the heart of what we do. KZen Networks has received research grants from some of the leading projects in the crypto world. In addition, we received an R&D grant from the Israel Innovation Authority. We are committed to working hand-in-hand with all the builders of digital assets in order to provide the best native support and experience.

“ZenGo’s approach to cryptocurrency wallets is forward-looking and will greatly benefit the Tezos ecosystem.”
 Tezos

There is a real need for more secure storage options for cryptographic assets. We at Zilliqa are excited to support ZenGo in the building of their innovative wallet .”
– Zilliqa

Zilliqa

Tezos

Zcash

Israel Innovation Authority

Want to Contribute?

We are looking for interns, visitors, and fellow researchers to help turn great ideas into reality.