Implementation Security

Welcome to the website of the Implementation Security Group at the Ruhr University Bochum. The group is headed by Prof. Dr. Amir Moradi and was established on August 1, 2022 in the Faculty of Computer Science. Here, you find information about our projects, research, and teaching activities.

RESEARCH

PROJECTS

TEACHING

News

  • 03.2024 – Paper accepted at CHES 2024. Jannik Zeitschner, Amir Moradi, “PoMMES: Prevention of Micro-architectural Leakages in Masked Embedded Software
  • 03.2024 – Paper accepted at CHES 2024. Nicolai Müller, Amir Moradi, “Automated Generation of Fault-Resistant Circuits
  • 03.2024 – Paper accepted at CHES 2024. Nicolai Müller, Daniel Lammers, Amir Moradi, “A Deep Analysis of two Glitch-Free Hardware Masking Schemes SESYM and LMDPL
  • 01.2024 – Paper accepted at CHES 2024. Maik Ender, Felix Hahn, Marc Fyrbiak, Amir Moradi, Christof Paar, “JustSTART: How to Find an RSA Authentication Bypass on Xilinx UltraScale(+) with Fuzzing
  • 12.2023 – The DFG project SSIMA as part of the priority program Nano Security has been officially approved.
  • 10.2023 – Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi has successfully defended his thesis titled “Efficient Masked Hardware Implementation of
    Symmetric Cryptographic Primitives
  • 10.2023 – Paper accepted at CCS 2023. Daniel Lammers, Amir Moradi, Nicolai Müller, Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, “A Thorough Evaluation of RAMBAM
  • 06.2023 – David Knichel has successfully defended his thesis titled “Formal Verification and Automated Masking of Cryptographic Hardware
  • 05.2023 – Received Distinguished Paper Award at IEEE S&P 2023 for the paper “Red Team vs. Blue Team: A Real-World Hardware Trojan Detection Case Study Across Four Modern CMOS Technology Generations
  • 05.2023 – Paper accepted at FPL 2023. Nicolai Müller, Sergej Meschkov, Dennis Gnad, Mehdi Tahoori, Amir Moradi, “Automated Masking of FPGA-Mapped Designs
  • 04.2023 – Paper accepted at CHES 2023. Marvin Staib, Amir Moradi, “Deep Learning Side-Channel Collision Attack
  • 04.2023 – Paper accepted at CHES 2023. Jannik Zeitschner, Nicolai Müller, Amir Moradi, “PROLEAD_SW – Probing-Based Software Leakage Detection for ARM Binaries
  • 12.2022 – The EU project enCRYPTON started by the kick-off meeting at Sabancı University, Istanbul on 5-7.12.2022.
  • 11.2022 – David Knichel, Amir Moradi, Nicolai Müller, Pascal Sasdrich won the 1st place in the 9th German IT Security Award and received 100,000 €.
  • 11.2022 – Paper accepted at IEEE S&P 2023. Endres Puschner, Thorben Moos, Christian Kison, Steffen Becker, Amir Moradi, Christof Paar, “Red Team vs. Blue Team: A Real-World Hardware Trojan Detection Case Study Across Four Modern CMOS Technology Generations
  • 10.2022 – The BMBF project ProPair started by the kick-off meeting at cosinuss GmbH on 21.10.2022.
  • 09.2022 – The BMBF project KOSEF started by the kick-off meeting at NXP Semiconductors on 30.09.2022.
  • 09.2022 – Paper accepted at CHES 2023. Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, Siemen Dhooghe, Amir Moradi, “Low-Latency and Low-Randomness Second-Order Masked Cubic Functions
  • 09.2022 – The BMBF project DevToSCA started by the kick-off meeting in Ruhr University Bochum on 01.09.2022.
  • 08.2022 – Paper accepted at CCS 2022. Siemen Dhooghe, Aein Rezaei Shahmirzadi, Amir Moradi, “Second-Order Low-Randomness d+1 Hardware Sharing of the AES
  • 08.2022 – ImpSec presents 8 papers at CHES 2022.