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Nils Wisiol, M.Sc./SUNY


AG ID Management

Institut für Informatik

Fachbereich Mathematik und Informatik

Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

Physically Unclonable Functions, Computational Complexity

Bachelor of Science, Mathematics (2015) and Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (2012) in Würzburg (Germany); Master of Science, Computer Science (2014) in Buffalo, NY (USA). Persuing Ph.D. since 2015, partially funded by Stiftung der deutschen Wirtschaft.

This webpage is archived. Please check my personal homepage for up-to-date information.

Research Interests

  • Physically Unclonable Functions (PUFs)
  • Modeling Attacks on Strong PUFs
  • Security Analysis of PUFs
  • Cryptographic Primitivies and Protocols, Pseudorandomness
  • Imlementation of Cryptographic Primitives
  • DNS Security and DNSSEC


Workshops and Talks

  •  Authenticated Bootstrapping of DNSSEC Delegations, DNS OARC 35a, 08.09.2021. With Peter Thomassen. Presentation Slides
  • Towards Secure Strong PUFs, 31. Kryptotag der Gesellschaft für Informatik, 17.10.2019. Presentation Slides
  • XOR Arbiter PUFs: an Empirical Approach to Input Transformations, 30. Kryptotag der Gesellschaft für Informatik, 28.03.2019. Presentation Slides
  • deSEC: Sicheres DNS-Hosting für alle, Datengarten 97 CCCB, 12.02.2019. Video, Presentation Slides
  • Dynamic DNS and DNS Hosting with Restful API, 34c3, 30.12.2017.



  • pypuf, an open source software for simulating and attacking physically unclonable functions.
  • deSEC, an open source software and free hosting service for security-aware IPv6-enabled DNS.


More teaching at the Identity Management group.


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