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


  • 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)
  • Paul Gropp (betreut von von Prof. Dr. Jörn Müller-Quade, Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer, Dr. Andy Rupp und Lukas Aldag): Privacy Perceptions of PayPal (August 2021)

Scientific Services

  • Review ICIS 2019
  • Review WI 2020
  • Review SPOSE 2020
  • Review IJHC 2020
  • Review CSCW 2021
  • Review EuroUSEC 2021


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


A user-centred approach to facilitate locating company security policies : Nutzerzentrierter Ansatz zur Vereinfachung des Auffindens von Security Policies
Aldag, L.; Ballreich, F.; Berens, B.; Volkamer, M.
2023. MuC ’23: Proceedings of Mensch und Computer. Ed.: M. Stolze, 173–185, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi:10.1145/3603555.3603573
SMILE - Smart eMaIl Link Domain Extractor
Mossano, M.; Berens, B.; Heller, P.; Beckmann, C.; Aldag, L.; Mayer, P.; Volkamer, M.
2022. Computer Security. ESORICS 2021 International Workshops – CyberICPS, SECPRE, ADIoT, SPOSE, CPS4CIP, and CDT&SECOMANE, Darmstadt, Germany, October 4–8, 2021, Revised Selected Papers. Ed.: S. Katsikas, 403–412, Springer International Publishing. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-95484-0_23
NoPhish-Challenge-Karten – Evaluation in der Praxis
Aldag, L.; Berens, B.; Burgdorf, M.; Lorenz, A.; Thiery, M.-C.; Volkamer, M.
2021. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit - DuD, 45 (11), 721–726. doi:10.1007/s11623-021-1523-1
Reporting on insights gained into UK citizens’ perceptions of contactless card risks
Aldag, L.; Renaud, K.; Berens, B.; Düzgün, R.; Mossano, M.; Volkamer, M.
2020. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT). doi:10.5445/IR/1000137542
How to Increase Smart Home Security and Privacy Risk Perception
Duezguen, R.; Mayer, P.; Berens, B.; Beckmann, C.; Aldag, L.; Mossano, M.; Volkamer, M.; Strufe, T.
2021. 20th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom), 18 - 20 Augus 2021, Shenyang, China, 997–1004, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/TrustCom53373.2021.00138
Evaluation der interaktiven NoPhish Präsenzschulung
Berens, B.; Aldag, L.; Volkamer, M.
2021. Mensch und Computer 2021 - Workshopband. Hrsg.: C. Wienrich, Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI). doi:10.18420/muc2021-mci-wsc-394
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) - The 5th European Workshop on Usable Security, September 7, 2020, Online (ursprünglich: June 15, 2020, Genova, Italy), 130–139, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/EuroSPW51379.2020.00026
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.; Landesberger, T. von; Volkamer, M.
2020. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2020) : August 10-11, 2020, 259–284, Advanced Computing Systems Association (USENIX)
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. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-54455-3_7