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Prof. Dr. Marc Rennhard

Prof. Dr. Marc Rennhard

Prof. Dr. Marc Rennhard
ZHAW School of Engineering
Institute of Applied Information Technology
Obere Kirchgasse 2 / Steinberggasse 12/14
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 72 45
marc.rennhard@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Management role

Director of Institute, Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)

Position at the ZHAW

Professor for Computer Science, focusing on Information Security

https://www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/init/

Professional development teaching

CAS Angewandte IT-Sicherheit

CAS Data Product Design

Expertise and research interests

Information Security, in particular Software Security, Security Testing, Security Analysis, Security Engineering

Educational background

2009: Leadership and Management Training ZHAW
2004: CISSP certification (Certified Information System Security Professional)
2004: Dr. sc. techn. ETH (PhD) at ETH Zurich with a dissertation on anonymous Internet communication
2003: Teaching Diploma for Higher Education in Computer Science from ETH Zürich
2001: Cambridge Proficiency in English
1998: Dipl. El.-Ing. ETH (MSc) at ETH Zürich
1991: Matura Typus C at Kantonsschule Chur

Professional milestones

since 2004: Professor for Computer Science at ZHAW (Lecturer until 2007)
2004 - 2005: Senior Researcher at the Zurich Information Security Center (ZISC) at ETH Zurich
1999 - 2004: Research Assistant in the Communication Systems Group at ETH Zurich
1998 - 1999: IT Consultant at Solution Providers AG
1995 - 1997: Software Engineer at Siemens Schweiz AG

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Books and monographs, peer-reviewed Book parts, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications Oral conference contributions and abstracts Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli, L. Mathy, B. Plattner, and D. Hutchison. Towards Pseudonymous e-Commerce. In Electronic Commerce Research Journal, Special Issue on Security and Trust in Electronic Commerce, Kluwer Academics Publisher, volume 4, issue 1-2, pages 83-111, January-April 2004.

M. Rennhard and B. Plattner. Practical Anonymity for the Masses with Mix-Networks. In Proceedings of the 8th IEEE Intl. Workshop on Enterprise Security (WET ICE 2003), pages 255-260, Linz, Austria, 9th-11th June 2003.

M. Rennhard. Anonymity for the Masses with MorphMix. Technical Report Nr. 159, TIK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, May 2003.

M. Rennhard. Practical Anonymity for the Masses with Mix-Networks. Technical Report Nr. 157, TIK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, February 2003.

M. Rennhard and B. Plattner. Introducing MorphMix: Peer-to-Peer based Anonymous Internet Usage with Collusion Detection. In Proceedings of the Workshop on Privacy in the Electronic Society (WPES), in association with 9th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS 2002), pages 91-102, Washington, DC, USA, 21st November 2002.

M. Rennhard. MorphMix: Peer-to-Peer based Anonymous Internet Usage with Collusion Detection. Technical Report Nr. 147, TIK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, August 2002.

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli, L. Mathy, B. Plattner, and D. Hutchison. Analysis of an Anonymity Network for Web Browsing. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE Intl. Workshop on Enterprise Security (WET ICE 2002), pages 49-54, Pittsburgh, USA, June 10th-12th 2002.

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli, and L. Mathy. Design, Analysis, and Implementation of an Anonymity Network for Web Browsing. Technical Report Nr. 129, TIK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, February 2002.

M. Chapman, G. Davida, and M. Rennhard. A Practical and Effective Approach to Large-Scale Automated Linguistic Steganography. In Proceedings of the Information Security Conference (ISC 2001), pages 156-165, Malaga, Spain, 1st-3rd October 2001.

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli. and L. Mathy. From SET to PSET: The Pseudonymous Secure Electronic Transaction Protocol. Technical Report Nr. 117, TIK, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, August 2001.

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli, L. Mathy, B. Plattner, and D. Hutchison. An Architecture for an Anonymity Network. In Proceedings of the 6th IEEE Intl. Workshop on Enterprise Security (WET ICE 2001), pages 165-170, Boston, USA, 20st-22nd June 2001

S. Rafaeli, M. Rennhard, L. Mathy, B. Plattner, and D. Hutchison. An Architecture for Pseudonymous e-Commerce. In Proceedings of the Symposium on Information Agents for Electronic Commerce (AISB 2001), pages 33-42, York, UK, 21st-24th March 2001

M. Rennhard, S. Rafaeli, L. Mathy. The Pseudonymity Network Architecture. Technical Report MPG-01-02, Computing Department, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, February 2001.

M. Rennhard. A Software System for Turning Ciphertext into Plain English via Contextual Templates. Diploma Thesis, ETH Zurich, Switzerland, March 1998.