Dipl.-Ing. Christian Röpke

  • Member - Horst Görtz In­sti­tu­te for IT-Se­cu­ri­ty Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security
  • Former Assistant - Chair Systems Security
Röpke, Christian


Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Lehrstuhl Systemsicherheit
Raum 2/449
44780 Bochum

(+49)(0)234 / 32 - 08695


  • Angriffe auf SDNs
  • SDN Malware
  • SDN Controller Sicherheit


  • Safe and Se­cu­re Eu­ropean Rou­ting (SASER)


Preventing Malicious SDN Applications From Hiding Adverse Network Manipulations

Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz - ACM SIGCOMM Workshop on Security in Softwarized Networks: Prospects and Challenges (SecSoN 2018), Budapest, Hungary, 2018

SDN Ro2tkits: A Case Study of Subverting A Closed Source SDN Controller

Christian Röpke - GI Sicherheit, Konstanz, Germany, 2018

SDN-Guard: Protecting SDN Controllers Against SDN Rootkits

Dennis Tatang, Florian Quinkert, Joel Frank, Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz - IEEE Workshop on Security in NFV-SDN (SN-2017), Berlin, November 2017

SDN Malware: Problems of Current Protection Systems and Potential Countermeasures

Christian Röpke - GI Sicherheit, Bonn, Germany, 2016 (Best Paper Award)

On Network Operating System Security

Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz - International Journal of Network Management (IJNM) - Special Issue on Software-Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization for Flexible Network Management, 2016

SDN Rootkits: Subverting Network Operating Systems of Software-Defined Networks

Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz - Research in Attacks, Intrusions and Defenses (RAID) Symposium, Kyoto, Japan, November 2015

Multi-Layer Access Control for SDN-based Telco Clouds

Bernd Jäger, Christian Röpke, Iris Adam, Thorsten Holz - Nordic Conference on Secure IT System (NordSec), Stockholm, Sweden, October 2015

Retaining Control over SDN Network Services

Christian Röpke, Thorsten Holz - International Conference on Networked Systems (NetSys), 2015

Malicious Code and Access Control in Software-Defined-Networks

Christian Röpke - 9. GI FG SIDAR Graduierten-Workshop über Reaktive Sicherheit (SPRING), 2014