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Dr.-Ing. Michael Roßberg


Raum: Zusebau 3047
Telefon: +49 3677 69-4553
E-Mail: michael[dot]rossberg[at]tu-ilmenau[dot]de
Jabber: mick[at]eris[dot]prakinf[dot]tu-ilmenau[dot]de




[ScRo14]Schaefer, Guenter; Rossberg, Michael: Netzsicherheit, dpunkt.verlag, Juli 2014. [more information]


[GRS15]Girlich, Franz; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: On the resistance of overlay networks against bandwidth exhaustion attacks, Springer Telecommunication Systems Journal, March 2015 [Paper (pdf, 1.9Mb)]
[RoSc11]Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: A Survey on Automatic Configuration of Virtual Private Networks, Elsevier Computer Networks, Volume 55, Issue 8, pp. 1684-1699, June 2011 [Paper (pdf, 626Kb)]
[RSS10]Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Strufe, Thorsten: Distributed Automatic Configuration of Complex IPsec-Infrastructures. Journal of Network and Systems Management, Volume 18, Issue 3, pp. 300-326, September 2010 [Paper (pdf, 756KB)]
[HRS08]Henseler, Marcel; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Credential Management for Automatic Identification Solutions in Supply Chain Management. In: Transactions on Industrial Informatics (4), pp.303-314, December 2008 [Paper (pdf, 3.2M)] 


[BTRS19]Backhaus, Martin; Theil, Markus; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Robust and Scalable Routing in Wireless Mesh Networks Using Interference-Disjoint Backup Paths, IFIP WMNC, 2019. Accepted and in press.
[PRBS19]Pfeiffer, Michael; Rossberg, Michael; Buttgereit, Simon; Schaefer, Guenter: Strong Tenant Separation in Cloud Computing Platforms, ARES 2019. [Paper (pdf, 1.9Mb)]
[TBRS19]Theil, Markus; Backhaus, Martin; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards a Security Architecture for Hybrid WMNs, ARES 2019.
[GTRS18]Grey, Michael; Theil, Markus, Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards Voronoi-Based Backup Routing for Large-Scale Distributed Applications. 2018 IEEE Global Information Infrastructure and Networking Symposium (GIIS 2018). Thessaloniki, Greece, October 2018. [Paper (pdf, 1.9Mb)]
[BTRSS18]Backhaus, Martin; Theil, Markus; Rossberg Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Sukiennik, David:  A Comprehensive Framework to Evaluate Wireless Networks in Simulation and Real Systems. 2018 IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Distributed Simulation and Real Time Applications (DS-RT). Madrid, Spain. October 2018. [Paper (pdf, 1.9Mb)]
[BTRS18]Backhaus, Martin; Theil, Markus; Rossberg Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards a Flexible User-Space Architecture for High-Performance IEEE 802.11 Processing. 2018 IEEE International Conference on Wireless and Mobile Computing, Networking and Communications (WiMob). Limassol, Cyprus. October 2018. [Paper (pdf, 1.9Mb)]
[SRS17]Schatz, David; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Reducing Call Blocking Rates For Anonymous Voice Over IP Communications, IEEE ICUMT, 2017.
[RT17]Michael Rossberg, Markus Theil: Secure Enrollment of Certificates Using Short PINs, Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security, September 2017.
[RGS17]Michael Rossberg, Franz Girlich, Guenter Schaefer, David Ristow: Effiziente Überwachung komplexer mehrschichtiger Netzinfrastrukturen, 15. Deutscher IT-Sicherheitskongress, May 2017.
[BRS17]Martin Byrenheid, Michael Rossberg, Guenter Schaefer, Robert Dorn: Covert-channel-resistant congestion control for traffic normalization in uncontrolled networks, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), May 2017.
[TRS16]Markus Trapp, Michael Rossberg, Guenter Schaefer: Automatic source code decomposition for privilege separation. 24th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, SoftCOM 2016, Split, Croatia, September 22-24, 2016. IEEE 2016
[TRS15]Trapp, Markus; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Program Partitioning Based on Static Call Graph Analysis for Privilege Separation, IEEE ISCC 2015.
[GTRS15]Grey, Michael; Theil, Markus; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards a Model for Global-Scale Backbone Networks, IEEE ICC, 2015. [Paper (pdf, 2.3Mb)]
[RSR15]Rothenberger, Ralf; Grau, Sascha; Rossberg, Michael: Dominating an s-t-Cut in a Network, SOFSEM 2015, pp. 401-411, 2015. [Paper (pdf, 431Kb)]
[GSRS14]Grey, Michael; Schatz, David; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards Distributed Geolocation by Employing a Delay-Based Optimization Scheme, IEEE ISCC, 2014. [Paper (pdf, 1.3Mb)]
[GRBS13]Grey, Michael; Rossberg, Michael; Backhaus, Martin; Schaefer, Guenter: On Distributed Geolocation by Employing Spring-Mass Systems. IEEE GIIS, 2013. [Paper (pdf, 1.1Mb)]
[WRGAS13]Wozniak, Sander; Rossberg, Michael; Grau, Sascha; Alshawish, Ali; Schaefer, Guenter: Beyond the Ideal Object: Towards Disclosure-Resilient Order-Preserving Encryption Schemes, ACM CCSW, 2013. [Paper (pdf, 9.2Mb)]
[WRGS13]Wozniak, Sander; Rossberg, Michael; Girlich, Franz; Schaefer, Guenter: Geocast into the Past: Towards a Privacy-Preserving Spatiotemporal Multicast for Cellular Networks, IEEE ICC, 2013. [Paper (pdf, 653Kb)]
[GTRSM13]Grey, Michael; Trapp, Markus; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Martius, Kai: Skalierbare Lastbalancierung autokonfigurierter VPN. 13. Deutscher IT-Sicherheitskongress, 2013.
[WRS13]Wozniak, Sander; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards Trustworthy Mobile Social Networking Services for Disaster Response, PerNEM, 2013.
[RGTGS13]Rossberg, Michael; Grey, Michael; Trapp, Markus; Girlich, Franz; Schaefer, Guenter: Distributed Monitoring of Self-Configuring Virtual Private Networks, IEEE IM Demo Track, 2013.
[GRSBS13]Girlich, Franz; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Boehme, Thomas; Schreyer, Jens: Bounds for the Security of the Vivaldi Network Coordinate System, Netsys, 2013.
[TRS13]Trapp, Markus; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Scalable Multipath Exploration in Ad-Hoc Networks, Netsys, 2013.
[RGTGS13]Rossberg, Michael; Grey, Michael; Trapp, Markus; Girlich, Franz; Schaefer, Guenter: Automatic VPN-Configuration with Secure OverLay for IPsec Discovery, Netsys Demo Track, 2013. KuVS Communication Software Award
[GRS12b]Girlich, Franz; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: On the Construction of Denial-of-Service-Resilient Overlay-Networks, CRITIS 2012.
[RGS12b]Rossberg, Michael; Girlich, Franz; Schaefer, Guenter: Analyzing and Improving the Resistance of Overlay-Networks against Bandwidth Exhaustion Attacks, RNDM 2012.
[RGS12a]Rossberg, Michael; Golembewski, Rene; Schaefer, Guenter: Attack-Resistant Distributed Time Synchronization for Virtual Private Networks, IEEE ICCCN, July 2012.  [Paper (pdf, 442Kb), Slides (pdf, 491Kb)]
[GRS12a]Grey, Michael; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Automatic Creation of VPN Backup Paths for Improved Resilience against BGP-Attackers, ACM SAC, March 2012. [Paper (pdf, 495Kb)]
[KRS11]Koellmer, Thomas; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Attributbasierter Schlüsselaustausch in virtuellen privaten Netzen, DACH security, pp. 522-533, September 2011 [Paper (pdf, 166Kb)]
[GRS11]Golembewski, René; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards Smart Infrastructures for Modern Surveillance Networks, Future Security, August 2011 [Paper (pdf, 1.1Mb)]
[RSM10b]Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Martius Kai: Automatic configuration of complex IPsec-VPN and implications to higher layer network management. Information Security Solutions Europe (ISSE), pp. 334-342, Oktober 2010 [Paper (pdf, 566Kb)]
[RSM10a]Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter; Martius Kai: Secure Overlay-Based Auto-configuration of Complex IPsec VPN. Future Security, September 2010 [Paper (pdf, 476Kb)]
[BRS09]Brinkmeier, Michael; Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Towards a Denial-of-Service Resilient Design of Complex IPsec Overlays, International Conference on Communications (ICC), June 2009 [Paper (pdf, 499KB)]
[RoSc09]Rossberg, Michael; Schaefer, Guenter: Ciscos Group Encrypted Transport VPN – Eine kritische Analyse, D-A-CH security, pp. 351-360, May 2009 [Paper (pdf, 182KB)]
[RSSM09]Rossberg, Michael; Steudel, Wolfgang; Schaefer, Guenter; Martius, Kai: Eine Software-Architektur zur Konstruktion flexibler IPsec-Infrastrukturen. 11. Deutscher IT-Sicherheitskongress, pp. 297-308, May 2009 [Paper (pdf, 397KB)]
Rossberg, Michael ; Schaefer, Guenter ; Strufe, Thorsten: Using Recurring Costs for Reputation Management in Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems. In: Proceedings of SecureComm 2007, 17. - 21. September 2007, Nice, France [Paper (pdf, 601KB)]


Invited Talks

[Ros14]Rossberg, Michael: Quo Vadis, Virtual Private Network), Technische Universität Darmstadt, 2014 [Slides (pdf, 2.0MB)]
[RSS13]Rossberg, Michael: Cisco‘s Group Encrypted VPN – Praktische Untersuchungen zur Sicherheit, 2013
[RS13]Rossberg, Michael; Schäfer, Günter: Scalable Auto Configuration of Sabotage-Resistant VPN acc. to the Principle "Secure Overlay for IPSec Discovery (SOLID)", 71st CAMPUS Plenary Meeting, CAMPUS Competence Network SEN, 2013
[Ros12b]Rossberg, Michael: Scalable and Resilient Auto-Configuration of Virtual Private Networks, Technische Universität Darmstadt, 2012
[Ros12a]Rossberg, Michael: Sicherheitsmechanismen in Protokollen für drahtlose Sensornetze, 4. Brandenburger Sensornetztag zu Sicherheit in Funksystemen, 2012 [Slides (pdf, 492KB)]


[LGR18]Lasch, Robert; Girlich, Franz; Rossberg, Michael: Multiple Security Issues in Ecos Secure Boot Stick (SBS)Mehrere Sicherheitslücken in Ecos Secure Boot Stick (SBS), Juni 2018
[Ros11]Rossberg, Michael: Skalierbare Autokonfiguration sabotageresistenter virtueller privater Netze, Cuvillier Verlag, Göttingen, 2011 [Amazon]
[Ros10]Rossberg, Michael: Multiple Security Issues in Wippien, Technical Report, February 2010 [Full Text (txt, 4KB)]
[Ros07]Rossberg, Michael: Peer-to-Peer-basierte Autokonfiguration komplexer virtueller privater IPsec-Netze. Technische Universität Ilmenau, Fachgebiet Telematik/Rechnernetze, Unpublished Diploma Thesis, September 2007

Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae


Netzwerksicherheit, Schutz von Kommunikationsinfrastrukturen


März 2013KuVS Communication Software Award (dotiert mit 500€, mit Michael Grey, Markus Trapp, Franz Girlich und Günter Schäfer)
Oktober 2011Lehrpreis der TU Ilmenau (dotiert mit 1.000€)
Dezember 2010Auszeichnung "Beste Übung" der Fakultät für Informatik und Automatisierung
November 20103. Preis beim Deutschen IT-Sicherheitspreis (dotiert mit 40.000€, mit Günter Schäfer)
November 2008STIFT-Preis für hervorragende anwendungsorientierte Promotions- und Abschlussarbeiten an Thüringer Hochschulen (für Diplomarbeit, dotiert mit 1.000€)


Universitäre Selbstverwaltung

seit November 2012Mitglied der Studiengangskommision medizinische Informatik
seit Januar 2012Mitglied der Studiengangskommision RCSE
seit November 2010Mitglied der Studiengangskommision Informatik
seit Juni 2008stimmberechtigtes Mitglied des Fakultätsrat IA


TPC Member


Gutachter für

Elsevier COMNET, Elsevier COMCOM, IEEE ISCC 2011, OMNeT++ 2010, IEEE Globecom 2009, IEEE ICC 2009, IEEE SUTC 2008, OMNeT++ 2008, IEEE ICC 2008