Christoph Egger

Christoph Egger
Lehrstuhl für angewandte Kryptographie
Fürther Str. 246c / Eingang 5
90429 Nurnberg


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Research Interests

My active research focuses on the "correct" way to define security for complex systems. To that end I am interested in methods to improve current definition systems like Code-Based Game-Playing Proofs and Universal Composability as well as information-inspired approaches. I also like to work on the intersection between cryptorgaphy and steganography (leading to concrete systems) as well as computational complexity (understanding primitives like hash functions better).

In the past I have worked, among other things, on System Software Engineering and Software Product Lines, Coalgebraic Modal Logic and Anonymity Networks.

Internships & Research Visits

Comunity Service


Julian Brost, Christoph Egger, Christoph Egger, Russell W. F. Lai, Fritz Schmid, Dominique Schröder, and Markus Zoppelt. Threshold password-hardened encryption services. In Jay Ligatti, Xinming Ou, Jonathan Katz, and Giovanni Vigna, editors, CCS '20: 2020 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security, Virtual Event, USA, November 9-13, 2020, pages 409--424. ACM, 2020. [ bib | DOI | http ]

Christoph Egger, Pedro Moreno-Sanchez, and Matteo Maffei. Atomic multi-channel updates with constant collateral in bitcoin-compatible payment-channel networks. In Lorenzo Cavallaro, Johannes Kinder, XiaoFeng Wang, and Jonathan Katz, editors, Proceedings of the 2019 ACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security, CCS 2019, London, UK, November 11-15, 2019., pages 801--815. ACM, 2019. [ bib | DOI | http ]

Dominic Deuber, Christoph Egger, Katharina Fech, Giulio Malavolta, Dominique Schröder, Sri Aravinda Krishnan Thyagarajan, Florian Battke, and Claudia Durand. My genome belongs to me: Controlling third party computation on genomic data. PoPETs, 2019(1):108--132, 2019. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Russell W. F. Lai, Christoph Egger, Manuel Reinert, Sherman S. M. Chow, Matteo Maffei, and Dominique Schröder. Simple password-hardened encryption services. In 27th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 18), pages 1405--1421. USENIX Association, 2018. [ bib | http ]

Russell W. F. Lai, Christoph Egger, Dominique Schröder, and Sherman S. M. Chow. Phoenix: Rebirth of a cryptographic password-hardening service. In 26th USENIX Security Symposium (USENIX Security 17), pages 899--916. USENIX Association, 2017. [ bib | http ]

Daniel Hausmann, Lutz Schröder, and Christoph Egger. Global Caching for the Alternation-free μ-Calculus. In Josée Desharnais and Radha Jagadeesan, editors, 27th International Conference on Concurrency Theory (CONCUR 2016), volume 59 of Leibniz International Proceedings in Informatics (LIPIcs), pages 34:1--34:15. Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum fuer Informatik, 2016. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Christoph Egger, Johannes Schlumberger, Christopher Kruegel, and Giovanni Vigna. Research in Attacks, Intrusions, and Defenses: 16th International Symposium, RAID 2013, Rodney Bay, St. Lucia, October 23-25, 2013. Proceedings, chapter Practical Attacks against the I2P Network, pages 432--451. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Reinhard Tartler, Daniel Lohmann, Christian Dietrich, Christoph Egger, and Julio Sincero. Configuration coverage in the analysis of large-scale system software. Operating Systems Review, 45(3):10--14, 2011. [ bib | DOI | .pdf ]

Julio Sincero, Reinhard Tartler, Christoph Egger, Wolfgang Schröder-Preikschat, and Daniel Lohmann. Facing the Linux 8000 Feature Nightmare. In ACM SIGOPS, editor, Proceedings of ACM European Conference on Computer Systems (EuroSys 2010), Best Posters and Demos Session, 2010. [ bib | .pdf ]


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