Markus Dahlmanns

Markus Dahlmanns

Researcher in Security and Privacy

RWTH Aachen University



Since March 2019, I’m a researcher and Ph.D. Student at Klaus Wehrle’s Chair of Communication and Distributed Systems at RWTH Aachen University after I graduated with an M.Sc. in Computer Science in September 2018 and received my B.Sc. in 2016. More precisely, I’m part of the Security and Privacy Group.

Currently, my research interests focus on but are not limited to Network Security for Industrial Networks.


  • Industrial Network Security
  • Internet Measurements
  • Intrusion Detection
  • Privacy


  • M.Sc. in Computer Science, 2018

    RWTH Aachen University

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science, 2016

    RWTH Aachen University



📃 I summarized our research results on Internet-reachable OPC UA systems for the APNIC Blog.


📰 Martin Henze and I got interviewed about details on our OPC UA Internet measurements. The interview is published on All-Electronics (in German).


📰 Our research on Internet-facing OPC UA deployments got picked up by heise online (in German) and All-Electronics (in German).


📄 Our paper on privacy-preserving production parameter exchange got accepted at ACSAC.

📄 Our paper on insecure Internet-facing OPC UA deployments got accepted at IMC.


💾 We released our OPC UA assessment modules for Metasploit.


📄 Our paper on realizing onion routing for constrained IoT devices got accepted at ICNP.

Recent Publications

Privacy-Preserving Production Process Parameter Exchange

Nowadays, collaborations between industrial companies always go hand in hand with trust issues, i.e., exchanging valuable production …


I am and have been involved in several teaching activities at RWTH Aachen University and I am advising and have (co-)advised several student theses. Please refer to my institute profile for further information.