Guests in 2021
Max Maass (Tu Darmstadt)
Max Maass presented his Doctoral defence, specifically focusing on two security scanning platforms developed as part of his research, PrivacyScore.org and PrivacyMail.info. He then discussed a number of interdisciplinary studies on how to best notify website operators about privacy, security and compliance issues of their websites.
Dr. Emilia Graß, PhD (Imperial College of London)
Dr. Emilia Graß presented her proposal for a a two-stage stochastic model to improve the cyber resilience of a healthcare provider by selecting a set of efficient countermeasures in preparation for upcoming cyber incidents.
John Jones (University of Denver)
John Jones presented a litterature review of 29 VR authentication papers resulted from a collaboration between the SECUSO research group and the University of Denver.
Dr. Florian Schaub, PhD (University of Michigan)
Dr. Schaub discussed how and why privacy controls are often misaligned with user needs, and how a human-centric approach in privacy design and engineering can lead to usable and useful privacy protections that more effectively meet users' needs and might also benefit companies.
Dr. Peter Mayer, PhD & Yixin Zou (KIT & University of Michigan)
Dr. Mayer and Yixin Zou presented their findings on users' awereness, peception and reaction to data breaches that might have impacted them.
Dr. Oksana Kulyk, PhD (IT University Copenhagen)
Dr. Kulyk reported on the results of an investigation into users mental models and behavior when confronted with dark patterns in cookie disclaimers.
Dr. Adam J. Aviv, PhD (The George Washington University)
Dr. Aviv presented a narrative of contributions to mobile authentication over the last 10 years, focusing on how human factors impact the security, from attacks, choices, and perceptions.
Thilo Gottschalk (KIT)
Thilo Gottschalk explained the legal, technical and organizational structures in which is embedded modern day telecommunication surveillance for law enforcement purposes.
Andrea Bernhardt (KIT)
in her talk, Andrea Bernhardt presented her research on ethics in AI, referencing Asimov's Robot Laws, trying to answer the question: "What would artificial intelligence ethics look like to do justice to both society and technological innovation?"
Dr. Sebastian Pape, PhD (Goethe-Univers
ity Frankfurt am Main)
In his talk, Dr Sebastian Pape presented recent research on human assessment of security maturity levels, serious games to counter social engineering attacks and technology acceptance and usability of PETs.
Farzaneh Karegar (Karlstad University)
In her talk, Farzaneh Karegar presented her doctoral dissertation where she proposed usable tools and solutions to improve user-centred transparency, intervenability, and consent, thereby empowering them to take control of their data and make informed decisions.
Malte Greulich (KIT)
Malte Greulich presented his paper with preliminary insights from an exploratory study on cybersecurity perplexity, a novel concept describing the paradoxical psychological state that individuals experience when facing adverse cybersecurity conditions in the workplace.
Prof. Dr. Reto Koenig, PhD (Bern University of Applied Sciences)
Prof. Koenig explained why e-voting is difficult and asked us to decide whether it is a workable solution or whether in-person voting is still the way to go.
Dr. David Lanius, PhD (KIT)
In his talk, Dr. Lanius showed why it is important to have a clear definition of the "false news" and how this would help confronting the epistemic threat they pose.