I'm a security researcher who spent most of his academic life at Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany. Previously I was working for the University of Birmingham, UK and since 2017, I'm at the University of Twente.
Engineering & Materials Science
# Biostatistics # Cordless Telephones # Cryptography # Digital Video Broadcasting (Dvb) # Hardware Security # Personalized Medicine # Radio Stations
I'm currently interested in:
- The Internet of Things
- Privacy preserving technologies and the World Wide Web
- Applied Cryptanalysis including side channel attacks
- Railway signalling systems
- Security of critical infrastructures
- Security of wireless protocols
Meurs, T. , Junger, M. , Tews, E. , & Abhishta, A. (2022). Ransomware: How attacker's effort, victim characteristics and context influence ransom requested, payment and financial loss. In Symposium on Electronic Crime Research, eCrime 2022
Meurs, T. W. A. , Junger, M. , Abhishta, A. , & Tews, E. (2022). How Attackers Determine the Ransom in Ransomware Attacks. In 7th IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy
Koop, M. , Tews, E., & Katzenbeisser, S. (2020). In-depth evaluation of redirect tracking and link usage. Proceedings on Privacy Enhancing Technologies, 2020(4), 394-413. https://doi.org/10.2478/popets-2020-0079
Weller, M., Classen, J., Ullrich, F., Waßmann, D. , & Tews, E. (2020). Lost and found: Stopping bluetooth finders from leaking private information. In WiSec 2020 - Proceedings of the 13th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks (pp. 184-194). Association for Computing Machinery. https://doi.org/10.1145/3395351.3399422
Esquivel-Vargas, H., Caselli, M. , Tews, E. , Bucur, D. , & Peter, A. (2019). BACRank: Ranking building automation and control system components by business continuity impact. In A. Romanovsky, E. Troubitsyna, & F. Bitsch (Eds.), Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 38th International Conference, SAFECOMP 2019, Proceedings (pp. 183-199). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 11698). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26601-1_13
Mayoral Vilches, V., Alzola Kirschgens, L., Bilbao Calvo, A., Hernández Cordero, A., Izquierdo Pisón, R., Mayoral Vilches, D., Muñiz Rosas, A., Olalde Mendia, G., Usategi San Juan, L., Zamalloa Ugarte, I., Gil-Uriarte, E. , Tews, E. , & Peter, A. (2018). Introducing the Robot Security Framework (RSF), a standardized methodology to perform security assessments in robotics. Paper presented at Symposium on Blockchain for Robotic Systems 2018, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. https://arxiv.org/abs/1806.04042
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I'm currently teaching Operating Systems for BSc students as well as Systems Security for MSc students.
Courses Academic Year 2023/2024
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