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Karlsruher IT-Sicherheitsinitiative

Nina Gerber, M.Sc.

Nina Gerber, M.Sc.

Gruppe: SECUSO
Sprechstunden: n.V.
Raum: 5C-03.2
CS 05.20

Tel.: +49 721 608-46038
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Curriculum Vitae

Nina Gerber (née Kolb) is a doctoral researcher in the SECUSO Research Group of Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer since November 2017. She is part of the EU project GHOST, which aims to develop an user-centred solution for controlling privacy in smart home environments.

Before joining SECUSO, she was a doctoral researcher in the work and engineering psychology research group of Prof. Dr. Joachim Vogt at the Department of Human Sciences of the Technische Universität Darmstadt, where she was part of CRISP (former CASED).

She graduated from the Technische Universität Darmstadt with a Master’s degree in Psychology in 2015.

Research Interests

  • Usable Security and Privacy
  • Privacy awareness and education
  • User perceptions of authentication schemes
  • Secure communication
  • Human-Computer-Interaction in general

Research Projects


  • SS 2019: User Studies in Security and Privacy (Praktikum)
  • WS 2018/19: Privacy Awareness (Seminar)
  • WS 2018/19: Human Factors in Security and Privacy (Übung)
  • SS 2018: Betriebliche Informationssysteme: Datenschutz und IT-Sicherheit (Seminar)
  • WS 2017/18: Empirisches Forschen for Psychology in IT (Praktikum)
  • WS 2016/17: Empirisches Forschen for Psychology in IT (Praktikum)
  • WS 2016/17: Gestaltungsprojekte (Projektarbeit und Prozessanalyse) (Praktikum)
  • SS 2016: Peripher-physiologisches Messen (Übung)
  • SS 2016:: Empirisches Forschen for Psychology in IT (Praktikum)
  • WS 2015/16: Gestaltungsprojekte (Projektarbeit und Prozessanalyse) (Praktikum)


Scientific Services

Reviewing Activities

  • CHI 2019
  • ECIS 2019
  • HICSS 2018
  • ICIS 2018
  • iPAT 2018 (co-located with ARES)
  • Usable Security & Privacy workshop 2018 (co-located with MuC)
  • USEC 2017, 2018
  • STAST 2017
  • Computers & Security
  • International Journal of Human - Computer Studies
  • Interacting with Computers
  • International Journal of Information Management

Organizing Commitee Memberships

  • iPAT 2018 (co-located with ARES)

Talks (beside conferences)

Was motiviert Nutzer? Nutzungsziele und Bedürfnisse bei der Interaktion mit Privatsphäre relevanten Diensten.

Workshop „Modellierung des Privacy Paradoxons“ (MoPPa) 2017 – Darmstadt, Germany
April 2017

Theoretische und empirische Betrachtung des Privacy Paradoxons – ein Erklärungsversuch.

Workshop „Modellierung des Privacy Paradoxons“ (MoPPa) 2016 – Darmstadt, Germany
March 2016



Wahrnehmungen und Reaktionen der Endnutzer auf Cookie-Meldungen “Diese Webseite verwendet Cookies”.
Oksana Kulyk; Nina Gerber; Melanie Volkamer; Annika Hilt.
2019. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, 43 (2), 81–85. doi:10.1007/s11623-019-1068-8
I (don’t) see what you typed there! Shoulder-surfing resistant password entry on gamepads.
Mayer, P.; Gerber, N.; Reinheimer, B.; Rack, P.; Braun, K.; Volkamer, M.
2019. Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Paper 549, ACM, New York. doi:10.1145/3290605.3300779
Nutzerwahrnehmung der Ende-zu-Ende-Verschlüsselung in WhatsApp.
Nina Gerber; Verena Zimmermann; Birgit Henhapl; Sinem Emeröz; Melanie Volkamer; Tobias Hilt.
2018. Datenschutz und Datensicherheit, 42 (11), 680–685. doi:10.1007/s11623-018-1024-z
Assistance in Daily Password Generation Tasks.
Marky, K.; Mayer, P.; Gerber, N.; Zimmermann, V.
2018. 2018 Joint ACM International Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing, UbiComp 2018 and 2018 ACM International Symposium on Wearable Computers, ISWC 2018; Singapore; Singapore; 8 October 2018 through 12 October 2018, 786–793, ACM Press, New York (NY). doi:10.1145/3267305.3274127
Branchenreport UX/Usability 2018.
Tretter, S.; Diefenbach, S.; Ullrich, D.; Gerber, N.
2018. Mensch und Computer - Usability Professionals, Dresden, Germany, 2 - 5 September 2018. Hrsg.: S. Hess, 27–40, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi:10.18420/muc2018-up-0142
Evaluation der Nutzbarkeit von PGP und S/MIME in Thunderbird.
Ghiglieri, M.; Henhapl, B.; Gerber, N.
2018. Mensch und Computer 2018 - Workshopband, 02.–05. September 2018, Dresden. Hrsg.: R. Dachselt, G. Weber, 439–447, Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V., Bonn. doi:18420/muc2018-ws08-0542
The Quest to Replace Passwords Revisited - Rating Authentication Schemes.
Zimmermann, V.; Gerber, N.; Kleboth, M.; Preuschen, A. von; Schmidt, K.; Mayer, P.
2018. Proceedings of the 12th International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security and Assurance (HAISA 2018), Dundee, UK, August 29 - 31, 2018. Ed.: N. Clarke, 38–48, Centre for Security, Communications and Network Research, University of Plymouth, UK
Developing and Evaluating a Five Minute Phishing Awareness Video.
Volkamer, M.; Renaud, K.; Reinheimer, B. M.; Rack, P.; Ghiglieri, M.; Mayer, P.; Kunz, A.; Gerber, N.
2018. Trust, Privacy and Security in Digital Business - 15th International Conference (TrustBus 2018), Regensburg, Germany, September 5–6, 2018. Ed.: S. Furnell, 119–134, Springer, Cham
"This Website Uses Cookies": Users’ Perceptions and Reactions to the Cookie Disclaimer.
Kulyk, O.; Hilt, A.; Gerber, N.; Volkamer, M.
2018. 3rd European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC), London, England, April 23, 2018, Internet Societa, Reston 8VY)
Home Sweet Home? Investigating Users’ Awareness of Smart Home Privacy Threats.
Gerber, N.; Reinheimer, B.; Volkamer, M.
2018. Proceedings of An Interactive Workshop on the Human aspects of Smarthome Security and Privacy (WSSP), Baltimore, MD, August 12, 2018, USENIX, Berkeley, CA
Finally Johnny Can Encrypt. But Does This Make Him Feel More Secure?.
Gerber, N.; Zimmermann, V.; Henhapl, B.; Emeröz, S.; Volkamer, M.
2018. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2018), Hamburg, 27.-30. August 2018, ACM, New York, NY. doi:10.1145/3230833.3230859
Helping John to Make Informed Decisions on Using Social Login.
Karegar, F.; Gerber, N.; Volkamer, M.; Fischer-Hübner, S.
2018. Proceedings of the 33th Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC 2018), Pau, F, April 9-13, 2018, ACM, New York, NY
FoxIT: Enhancing Mobile Users’ Privacy Behavior by Increasing Knowledge and Awareness.
Gerber, N.; Gerber, P.; Drews, H.; Kirchner, E.; Schlegel, N.; Schmidt, T.; Scholz, L.
2018. Proceedings of the 7th Workshop on Socio-Technical Aspects in Security and Trust (STAST ’17), Orlando, Florida, December 05, 2017, 53–63, ACM, New York (NY). doi:10.1145/3167996.3167999
Poster: "This Website Uses Cookies": Users’ Perceptions and Reactions to the Cookie Disclaimer.
Kulyk, O.; Hilt, A.; Gerber, N.; Volkamer, M.
2018. 14th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS 2018), Baltimore, MD, USA, 12.–14. August 2018
Productivity vs. Security: Mitigating Conflicting Goals in Organizations.
Mayer, P.; Gerber, N.; McDermott, R.; Volkamer, M.; Vogt, J.
2017. Information and computer security, 25 (2), 137–151. doi:10.1108/ICS-03-2017-0014
Branchenreport UX/Usability 2017.
Tretter, S.; Diefenbach, S.; Ullrich, D.; Gerber, N.
2017. Mensch und Computer – Usability Professionals, Regensburg, 10.–13. September 2017. Hrsg.: S. Hess, 213–227, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Regensburg. doi:10.18420/muc2017-up-0207
“If It Wasn’t Secure, They Would Not Use It in the Movies” – Security Perceptions and User Acceptance of Authentication Technologies.
Zimmermann, V.; Gerber, N.
2017. International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust (HAS), Held as Part of HCI International 2017, Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 9-14, 2017. Hrsg.: T. Tryfonas, 265–283, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-58460-7_18
Sharing the ‘Real Me’ – How Usage Motivation and Personality Relate to Privacy Protection Behavior on Facebook.
Gerber, N.; Gerber, P.; Hernando, M.
2017. International Conference on Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust - HAS 2017. Hrsg.: T. Tryfonas, 640–655, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-58460-7_44
Security vs. privacy? User preferences regarding text passwords and biometric authentication.
Gerber, N.; Zimmermann, V.
2017. Mensch und Computer - Workshopband: Spielend einfach integrieren. Hrsg.: Burghardt, Manuel; Wimmer, Raphael; Wolff, Christian; Womser-Hacker, Christa, 279–287, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi:10.18420/muc2017-ws05-0405
Promoting secure Email communication and authentication.
Zimmermann, V.; Henhapl, B.; Gerber, N.; Enzmann, M.
2017. Mensch und Computer - Workshopband: Spielend einfach integrieren, 10.-13. September 2017, Regensburg. Hrsg.: Burghardt, Manuel, Wimmer, Raphael, Wolff, Christian, Womser-Hacker, Christa, 269–277, Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi:10.18420/muc2017-ws05-0404
Das Privacy-Paradoxon - Ein Erklärungsversuch und Handlungsempfehlungen.
Gerber, P.; Volkamer, M.; Gerber, N.
2017. 11. Wissenschaftlicher interdisziplinärer Kongress für Dialogmarketing - Dialogmarketing Perspektiven 2016/2017, September 2016, Wiesbaden, 139–167, Springer Gabler, Wiesbaden. doi:10.1007/978-3-658-16835-3_8
Branchenreport UX/Usability 2016.
Tretter, S.; Diefenbach, S.; Ullrich, D.; Gerber, N.
2016. Mensch und Computer 2016 – Usability Professionals, 4. - 7. September 2016, Aachen. Hrsg.: Stefan Hess, Holger Fischer, 16 S., Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. und die German UPA e.V., Bonn. doi:10.18420/muc2016-up-0044
Let’s get physical: Lässt sich User Experience physiologisch erfassen?.
Kolb, N.
2016. Mensch und Computer - Tagungsband. Hrsg.: Wolfgang Prinz, Jan Borchers, Matthias Jarke, 10 S., Gesellschaft für Informatik, Bonn. doi:10.18420/muc2016-mci-0075
Understanding information security compliance - Why goal setting and rewards might be a bad idea.
Gerber, N.; McDermott, R.; Volkamer, M.; Vogt, J.
2016. International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA), July 19-21, Frankfurt, Germany, 145–155, University of Plymouth, Plymouth
Branchenreport UX/Usability 2015.
Diefenbach, S.; Tretter, S.; Ullrich, D.; Kolb, N.
2015. Mensch und Computer - Usability Professionals 2015. Hrsg.: Anja Endmann, Holger Fischer, Malte Krökel, 7–20, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, Berlin
3, 2, 1, meins! Analyse der Nutzerziele beim Onlineshopping mittels der "Mental Model Diagramm"-Methode.
Kolb, N.; Diefenbach, S.; Niklas, S.
2015. Mensch und Computer 2015 - Usability Professionals. Hrsg.: Holger Fischer, Anja Endmann, Malte Krökel, 113–122, De Gruyter Oldenbourg, Berlin
The ‘Hedonic’ in Human-Computer Interaction – History, Contributions, and Future Research Directions.
Diefenbach, S.; Kolb, N.; Hassenzahl, M.
2014. Conference on Designing interactive systems (DIS), Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 21 - 25, 2014, 305–314, ACM, New York (NY). doi:10.1145/2598510.2598549
Capturing Attention for Warnings about Insecure Password Fields - Systematic Development of a Passive Security Intervention.
Kolb, N.; Bartsch, S.; Volkamer, M.; Vogt, J.
2014. Human Aspects of Information Security, Privacy, and Trust (HAS) Held as Part of HCI International 2014, Heraklion, Crete, Greece, June 22-27, 2014. Ed.: T. Tryfonas, 172–182, Springer, Cham. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-07620-1_16
Branchenreport UX/Usability 2013.
Diefenbach, S.; Kolb, N.; Ullrich, D.
2013. Usability Professionals 2013, German UPA Tagungsband 2013. Hrsg.: Henning Brau, Andreas Lehmann, Kostanija Petrovic, Matthias C. Schroeder, 264–273, German UPA e.V., Stuttgart
Branchenreport Usability 2012.
Diefenbach, S.; Ullrich, D.; Kolb, N.
2012. Usability professionals 2012. Hrsg.: Henning Brau, Andreas Lehmann, Kostanija Petrovic, Matthias C. Schroeder, 288–294, German UPA, Stuttgart