Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Paar
- Chair - Chair Eingebettete Sicherheit
- Member - Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christof Paar
Chair for Embedded Security
D - 44780 Bochum
Dept. of Electr. Eng. and Information Sciences
- ID 2/609
- (+49)(0)234 / 32 - 22994
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- 1991: M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Universität Siegen
- 1994: Ph.D. thesis on "Computer Architectures for Galois Field Arithmetic", Institute for Experimental Mathematics,University of Essen
- 1995-2001: Faculty member in the ECE Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts, USA
- 1999: Co-founder of the CHES Workshop (Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems)
- since 2001: Chair for Embedded Security, ECE Department, Ruhr-Universität Bochum
- 2003: co-founder of ESCRYPT GmbH - Embedded Security (now part of Bosch)
- 2004-2007, 2010-2012: Director of the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security at Ruhr-Universität Bochum
- since 2009: Affiliated Professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst
- 2011: IEEE Fellow
- 2012: Spokesperson of the research training group (Graduiertenkolleg) "Cryptography in Ubiquitous Computing"
- Fast software algorithms for cryptographic implementations
- Hardware architectures for cryptography
- Physical attacks against real-world systems
- Cryptanalytical hardware
- Security in embedded applications such as smart cards, cars, etc.
- Security in mobile and ad-hoc networks
- "Constructive and Destructive Aspects of Embedded Security for the Internet of Things", invited tutorial at CCS 2013 (ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security), November 5, 2013.
- "Physical Attacks in a Physical World" , Invited Talk at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 4, 2010.
- "The Next 10 Years of IT Security:RFID, BMWs and Burglars", Invited talk at Stanford University, August 20, 2008.
- "Light-Weight Cryptography for Ubiquitous Computing", Invited talk at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, December 4, 2006.
- "Breaking Ciphers with COPACOBANA - A Cost-Optimized Parallel Code-Breaker", Talk at the Workshop on Cryptographic Hardware and Embedded Systems - CHES 2006, Yokohama, Japan, October 11-1 2006.
- 142021: Bachelor Project Embedded Smartcard Microcontrollers
- 148003: Introduction to Cryptography I
- 148006: Introduction to Cryptography II
- 148150: Implementation of Cryptographic Schemes II
- 999017: Implementation of Cryptographic Schemes
- 142020: Master Practical Course Embedded Smartcard Microcontrollers
- 148151: Master Practical Course FPGA
- 142022: Master Practical Java-Card
Preventing Scaling of Successful Attacks: A Cross-Layer Security Architecture for Resource-Constrained Platforms
Proof-of-Concept: Using Homomorphic Cryptography to Provide for Privacy in Modern Vehicular Environments
Physical Security Evaluation of the Bitstream Encryption Mechanism of Altera Stratix II and Stratix III FPGAs
Fuming Acid and Cryptanalysis: Handy Tools for Overcoming a Digital Locking and Access Control System
Rights Management with NFC Smartphones and Electronic ID Cards: A Proof of Concept for Modern Car Sharing
Side-Channel Attacks on the Bitstream Encryption Mechanism of Altera Stratix II - Facilitating Black-Box Analysis using Software Reverse-Engineering
Privacy Preserving Payments on Computational RFID Devices with Application in Intelligent Transportation Systems
Experimentally Verifying a Complex Algebraic Attack on the Grain-128 Cipher Using Dedicated Reconfigurable Hardware
Wireless security threats: Eavesdropping and detecting of active RFIDs and remote controls in the wild
On the Vulnerability of FPGA Bitstream Encryption against Power Analysis Attacks – Extracting Keys from Xilinx Virtex-II FPGAs
"Modular Integer Arithmetic for Public Key Cryptography". I. Verbauwhede ed. in "Secure Integrated Circuits and Systems"
Three Years of Evolution: Cryptanalysis with COPACOBANA Special-purpose Hardware for Attacking Cryptographic Systems 2009
Evaluating Resistance of MCML Technology to Power Analysis Attacks Using a Simulation-Based Methodology
On the Power of Power Analysis in the Real World: A Complete Break of the KeeLoq Code Hopping Scheme
Security Requirements Engineering in the Automotive Domain: On Specification Procedures and Implementational Aspects
A Simulation-Based Methodology for Evaluating the DPA-Resistance of Cryptographic Functional Units with Application to CMOS and MCML Technologies
Cantor versus Harley: Optimization and Analysis of Explicit Formulae for Hyperelliptic Curve Cryptosystem
DPA on n-bit sized Boolean and Arithmetic Operations and its Application to IDEA, RC6 and the HMAC-Construction
Efficient Implementation of Elliptic Curve Cryptosystems on the TI MSP430x33x Family of Microcontrollers
An FPGA Implementation and Performance Evaluation of the AES Block Cipher Candidate Algorithm Finalists
A New Architecture for a Parallel Finite Field Multiplier with Low Complexity Based on Composite Fields