Lukas Aldag, M.Sc.

Lukas Aldag, M.Sc.


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Curriculum Vitae

Lukas Aldag works a scientific researcher in the SECUSO Research Group of Pro. Dr. Melanie Volkamer since February 2019. Before that, he graduated in Psychology - Human Factor Engineering – at the University of Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands.

Since March 2019 he is part of the KASTEL, with the goal to research security concepts and awareness approaches in the context of energy providers, and GHOST which aims to develop a user-centered solution for controlling privacy in smart home environments.

Research Interests

  • Human-Factor
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Usability
  • Security and Privacy

Research Projects


  • SoSe 2019: Seminar Betriebliche Informationssysteme: Datenschutz und IT-Sicherheit
  • WiSe 2019/20: Seminar Security und Privacy Awareness; KASTEL Seminar Sicherheit
  • SoSe 2020: Seminar Security, Usability und Society (Bachelor)
  • SoSe 2020: Seminar Security, Usability und Society (Master)
  • WiSe 2020/21: Seminar Security und Privacy Awareness (Master)


  • Tobias Hilt (betreut von Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer und Lukas Aldag): Wahrnehmung von mobilen Zahlverfahren - Bezahlen mit dem Smartphone? (August 2019)
  • Anna Schmidt (betreut von Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer und Lukas Aldag): PayPal vs. Kreditkarte im E-Commerce und möglicher Einfluss durch starke Kundenauthentifizierung (November 2019)
  • Adam Fratczak (betreut von Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer und Lukas Aldag): Eine Analyse über die Nutzerwahrnehmung der starken Kundenauthentifizierung (April 2020)

Scientific Services

  • Review ICIS 2019
  • Review WI 2020
  • Review SPOSE 2020


SoSe 2019: Gastvortrag Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg zum Thema "Risiko Kommunikation"


Analysis of publicly available anti-phishing webpages: contradicting information, lack of concrete advice and very narrow attack vector.
Mossano, M.; Vaniea, K.; Aldag, L.; Düzgün, R.; Mayer, P.; Volkamer, M.
2020. IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy 2020, (EuroS&PW) - 5th European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC), 7-11, 2020, 130–139, IEEE, Piscataway (NJ). doi:10.1109/EuroS&PW51379.2020.00025
An investigation of phishing awareness and education over time: When and how to best remind users.
Reinheimer, B. M.; Aldag, L.; Mayer, P.; Mossano, M.; Düzgün, R.; Lofthouse, B.; von Landesberger, T.; Volkamer, M.
2020. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020) : August 10-11, 2020, 259–284, USENIX Association
Security and Privacy Awareness in Smart Environments – A Cross-Country Investigation.
Kulyk, O.; Reinheimer, B.; Aldag, L.; Mayer, P.; Gerber, N.; Volkamer, M.
2020. Financial Cryptography and Data Security : FC 2020 International Workshops, AsiaUSEC, CoDeFi, VOTING, and WTSC, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, February 14, 2020, Revised Selected Papers. Ed.: Matthew Bernhard, 84–101, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-54455-3_7