Bogdan Groza

Politehnica University of Timisoara
Faculty of Automatics and Computers
E-mail: bogdan.groza at

  Home Publications Teaching ]

Scientific interests: provable security, public key cryptography, authentication protocols, applied cryptography (embedded and industrial systems)

Lectures: Cryptography and Security, Embedded Systems Security, Artificial Intelligence, Data Communications

Publications: some recent papers below and (almost) complete list here


Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Anthony van Herrewege, Ingrid Verbauwhede, LiBrA-CAN: a Lightweight Broadcast Authentication protocol for Controller Area Networks, in ACM Transactions on Embedded Computing Systems, accepted November, 2016. [pdf]

Stefan Murvay, Bogdan Groza, Source Identification Using Signal Characteristics in Controller Area Networks, in IEEE Signal Processing Letters, accepted January, 2014. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Bogdan Warinschi, Client puzzles and DoS resilience, Revisited, in Designs Codes and Cryptography, Springer-Verlag, accepted April, 2013. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Efficient protocols for secure broadcast in Controller Area Networks, in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, accepted December, 2012. [pdf]

Marius Cristea, Bogdan Groza, Fingerprinting Smartphones Remotely via ICMP Timestamps, in IEEE Communication Letters, accepted March, 2013. [pdf]

Marius Cristea, Bogdan Groza, A Survey on Security Solutions of Top e-Banking Providers from an Eastern European Market, (under submission), 2013. [pdf]


Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Tudor Andreica, Evaluating SRAM as Source for Fingerprints and Randomness on Automotive Grade Controllers, 13th International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT 2016), full paper, 2016. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Horatiu Gurban, Stefan Murvay, Designing security for in-vehicle networks: a Body Control Module (BCM) centered viewpoint, The 2nd International Workshop on Safety and Security of Intelligent Vehicles (SSIV 2016, affiliated to DSN 2016), full paper, 2016. [pdf]

Stefan Murvay, Alexandru Matei, Cristina Solomon, Bogdan Groza, Development of an AUTOSAR Compliant Cryptographic Library on State-of-the-Art Automotive Grade Controllers , The 11th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES), full paper, 2016.[pdf]

Cristina Solomon, Bogdan Groza, LiMon - lightweight authentication for tire pressure monitoring sensors, 1st Workshop on the Security of Cyber-Physical Systems (affiliated to ESORICS'15), 2015. [pdf]

Paula Vasile, Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Performance analysis of broadcast authentication protocols on CAN-FD and FlexRay, 10th Workshop on Embedded Systems Security (affiliated to ESWEEK'15), 2015. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Marius Minea, Bridging Dolev-Yao Adversaries and Control Systems with Time-Sensitive Channels, Proc. 8th International Conference on Critical Information Infrastructures Security (CRITIS'13), Springer-Verlag, LNCS, 2013. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Rene Mayrhofer, SAPHE - Simple Accelerometer based wireless Pairing with HEuristic trees, Proc. 10th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia (MoMM'12), ACM, 2012. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Anthony van Herrewege, Ingrid Verbauwhede, LiBrA-CAN: a Lightweight Broadcast Authentication protocol for Controller Area Networks, Proc. 11th International Conference on Cryptology and Network Security (CANS'12), Springer-Verlag, LNCS, 2012. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Bogdan Warinschi, Revisiting difficulty notions for client puzzles and DoS resilience, Proc. 15th Information Security Conference (ISC'12), Springer-Verlag, LNCS vol. 7483, pp. 39-54, 2012. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Stefan Murvay, Higher layer authentication for broadcast in Controller Area Networks. Proc. 6th  International Conference on Security and Cryptography (SECRYPT'11), revised post-proc. version to appear in Springer-Verlag, CCIS series, 2011. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Marius Cristea, Mihai Iacob, Some Security Issues In SCALANCE Wireless Industrial Networks. Proc. 6th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES'11), IEEE Comp. Soc., pp. 493 - 498, 2011. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Marius Minea, Formal modelling and automatic detection of resource exhaustion attacks. Proc. 6th ACM Symposium on Information, Computer and Communications Security (ASIACCS'11), pp. 326-333, ACM, 2011. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Marius Minea, Customizing protocol specifications for detecting resource exhaustion and guessing attacks. Proc. 9th International Symposium on Formal Methods for Components and Objects ( FMCO'10), Springer-Verlag, LNCS vol. 6957, pp. 45-60, 2010. [pdf]

Bogdan Groza, Marius Minea, A formal approach for automatic detection of off-line and undetectable on-line guessing. Proc. 14th International Conference on Financial Cryptography and Data Security (FC'10), Springer-Verlag, LNCS vol. 6052, pp. 391-399, 2010. [pdf]

Research projects: cSEAMAN ( PN-II 2015-2017, director), COST Action IC1306 (COST 2014-2018, management committee), DISSIS (PN2 2008-2011, member), AVANTSSAR (EU FP7 2007-2010, member), TD 122/2007 (TD 2007, director), TD 90/2006 (TD 2006, director)

PC Member: ARES'16, CRiSIS'16, BalkanCryptSec'16, SIoT'16, AQTR'16, RCD'15, BalkanCryptSec'15, SIoT'15, ARES'15, SIoT'14, ARES'14, BalkanCryptSec'14, ARES'13, ARES'12, CRiSIS'12, CRISIS'11, SECURWARE'10, ICIMP'10, CRiSIS'10, ICIMP'09, IWSSI'07

Reviewer: Designs Codes and Cryptography (Springer), Security and Communication Networks (Wiley), Wireless Communications (IEEE), Transactions on Industrial Informatics (IEEE), Telecommunication Systems (Springer), Information Security Technical Report (Elsevier), Computer Standards & Interfaces (Elsevier)

PhD Students: I also work with the following PhD students and(or) friends Marius Cristea, Stefan Murvay

(Last updated: 06/2016)