The current funding for ATHENE (BMBF and HMWK) and further third party funded projects (e.g. from BMBF, BSI, industry) allows us to employ motivated and outstanding staff members to work on their PhD in the area of IT security. Ten good reasons for
Anika Pflug defended her Doctoral thesis on 'Biometric Identification using 2- and 3- Dimensional Images of Human Ears'
Anika Pflug defended her doctoral thesis in Information Security at Gjøvik University College (GUC) on Friday 19th of June. Pflug is associated to NISlab (Norwegian Information Security laboratory) at Gjøvik University College. The dissertation is titled “Biometric Identification using 2-
Danny Österreicher defended his Master's thesis on 'Cooperative Anomaly Detection in Large-Scale Network Environments'
Large-scale network attacks have been a serious threat to the Internet since many years. Owing to the immense importance of the Internet, this threat has been growing steadily, with no end in sight. Ever more sophisticated attacks try to outdo
Daniel Kopp successfully defended his Master thesis on Monday, December 15th, 2014, after working with da/sec period of May 2013 to December 2014. IP spoofing is a well known security flaw of the Internet Protocol which is exploited to form various types of attacks.
Marta Gomez-Barrero is currently pursuing her PhD at Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. She was granted a FPU Fellowship from Spanish MECD, and she is doing an internship at da/sec as part of her research, staying here until Christmas. Her
The Master Thesis deals with the process of secure deletion on Android- Smartphones. Deleting a file causes the operating system only to remove the reference to it, but not its content. As long as this file content is not overwritten,
Vikas Gupta defended his Master's thesis on 'File Detection in Network Traffic Using Approximate Matching'
Virtually every day data breach incidents are reported in the news. Scammers, fraudsters, hackers and malicious insiders are raking in millions with sensitive business and personal information. Not all incidents involve cunning and astute hackers. The involvement of insiders is
Mr. Martin Böckeler finished his Bachelor thesis „Landmark detection in 3D facial data“ in Feb. 2013. Detection of facial landmarks like eyes, nose, mouth etc., is an essential step in automatic face recognition. Based on detected landmarks, faces can be aligned
The ubiquitous use of smartphones raises the need for stronger protection of these devices. Traditional authentication methods on mobile devices are still knowledge-based, exhibiting well-known drawbacks. In addition, requests for passwords, PINs, or screen lock patterns represent an interruption of
We are proud to announce, that our team member Adrian Winterstein has been awarded with the CAST Award 2012 in the category for bachelor theses. His bachelor thesis entitled „Ear detection in 3D images using surface curvature“ was selected by