Brief Bio

Ralf-Philipp Weinmann is the founder and CEO of Comsecuris, a research and consulting company in the information security space in Germany.

In his previous academic life he was a postdoctoral researcher at the LACS (Laboratory of Algorithms, Cryptology and Security) in the FSTC (Faculty of Sciences, Technology and Communication) of the University of Luxembourg. He received both his Diplom and his Ph.D. from the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany.

He mainly enjoys working in symmetric key cryptography and likes to perform practical cryptanalysis of widely deployed algorithms. He also has a strong interest in the security of mobile devices and enjoys reverse-engineering embedded systems.

PGP key

pub   4096R/8C07C5B7 2013-09-21
      Key fingerprint = D244 D6F2 E79B 529B F554  8F39 B279 67D5 8C07 C5B7
uid                  Ralf-Philipp Weinmann (RPW) 
uid                  Ralf-Philipp Weinmann 
uid                  Ralf-Philipp Weinmann 
uid                  Ralf-Philipp Weinmann 
sub   4096R/6424E55C 2013-09-21

My old PGP key should from now on only be used for communications that have low security expectations. I.e. it is not known to be compromised, but it over a decade old and has lived on a number of personal machines.