M. Sc. Mario Pietersz

  • Former Assistant - Chair Embedded Security
Pietersz, Mario


Universitätsstr. 150
D-44801 Bochum

mario.pietersz@rub.de PGP key


  • 11/2015 - pre­sent: Security Engineer, PHY­SEC GmbH, Bochum
  • 04/2013 - 10/2015: Stu­dies of IT-Se­cu­ri­ty (M.Sc) at the Ruhr-Uni­ver­si­ty Bo­chum
  • 10/2009 - 02/2013: Stu­dies of Computer Science (B.Sc) at the Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences


  • Security
  • Privacy


IoT-Security and Product Piracy: Smart Key Management versus Secure Hardware

Christian Zenger, Mario Pietersz - embedded world 2018, Nuremberg, Germany, February 27th - March 1st, 2018

Implementing a Real-Time Capable WPLS Testbed for Independent Performance and Security Analyses

Christian Zenger, Mario Pietersz, Jeremy Brauer, Falk-Peter Dreßler, Daniel Theis, Chris­tof Paar - Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, USA, October 29th - November 1st, 2017


Heiko Koepke, Thorben Lenze, Mario Pietersz, Christian Zenger - Datenschutz und Datensicherheit 10/2017, vol. 41, pp. 617-622, Springer Gabler

Relay-Verhinderung und Schlüssel-Diversifizierung mittels Wireless Physical-Layer Security

Christian Zenger, Mario Pietersz, Chris­tof Paar - Innosecure 2017, Nuremberg, Germany, November 30th - December 1st 2016

Constructive and Destructive Aspects of Adaptive Wormholes for the 5G Tactile Internet

Christian Zenger, Jan Zimmer, Mario Pietersz, Benedikt Driessen, Chris­tof Paar - In Proceedings of the 9th ACM Conference on Security and Privacy in Wireless and Mobile Networks, WiSec 2016, Darmstadt, Germany, July 18-22, 2016. (Cooperation with PHYSEC GmbH (DE))

Authenticated Key Establishment for Low-Resource Devices Exploiting Correlated Random Channels

Christian Zenger, Mario Pietersz, Jan Zimmer, Jan-Felix Posielek, Thorben Lenze, Chris­tof Paar

Preventing Relay Attacks and Providing Perfect Forward Secrecy using PHYSEC on 8-bit µC

Christian Zenger, Mario Pietersz, Chris­tof Paar - In IEEE International Conference on Communication, ICC 2016, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 23-27 May 2016, Workshop Proceedings, pages 110–115. IEEE, 2016.

Exploiting the Physical Environment for Securing the Internet of Things

Christian Zenger, Jan Zimmer, Mario Pietersz, Jan-Felix Posielek, Chris­tof Paar - New Security Paradigms Workshop, NSPW 2015, Twente, The Netherlands, September 8–11, 2015