How can you prove who you are and what you know without revealing anything else, even to the person or computer you are proving it to? For example, you want to prove you know a password, but not anything about the password, and the service you are accessing might be compromised! Zero-knowledge proofs, first conceived in 1985, won the first Gödel Prize in '93. They are a fascinating solution to a problem that seems impossible at first (and second) glance.
Omer is the CEO and co-founder of NeoWize.He has served in 8200 for 12 years, has a BA in Mathematics and CS, and won the World Universities Debating Championship.