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Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019
E-Vote-ID 2019
Sunday, 03 Nov 2019
Dagstuhl Seminar: Biggest Failures in Security

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Externe Veranstaltungen
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
Deutscher IT-Sicherheitskongress des BSI
Thursday, 20 Jun 2019
Tuesday, 16 Jul 2019
PETS 2019

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Karlsruher IT-Sicherheitsinitiative

Welcome to the Research Group SECUSO
Security • Usability • Society


The research group SECUSO belongs to the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The group was founded in 2011 by Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer at the TU Darmstadt. SECUSO moved to the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology at the beginning of 2018. SECUSO is a member of Kastel and K-CIST.



Privacy Friendly Apps Family is growing (18-04-2019)

SECUSO has released two new privacy friendly apps and one update. The Privacy Friendly Apps are a group of Android apps that are optimized regarding privacy. The apps are developed by students who thus gain experience in the privacy-friendly development of mobile applications.

The new apps are:

Food Tracker makes it possible to track daily calorie consumption.

Sketching App lets you create and save simple sketches

The updated app is:

Finance Manager can be used to monitor and manage personal financials.

Privacy Friendly Apps
Paper accepted at EuroUSEC

The paper “Why Johnny Fails to Protect his Privacy” by Nina Gerber, Verena Zimmermann and Melanie Volkamer has been accepted at EuroUSEC 2019.

Monika Müller attends Spring E-Voting PhD Seminar (05-04-2019)

Monika Müller studies industrial engineering and works for SECUSO. She is interested in the usability of electronic elections. She will use the colloquium to establish contacts with doctoral students from various European universities and to exchange information on current research topics.

BMWi appoints Melanie Volkamer to the steering committee of the "IT-Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft" initiative (04-04-2019)

The Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi) has appointed Prof. Dr. Melanie Volkamer to the steering committee of the "IT-Sicherheit in der Wirtschaft" initiative. The committee met in Berlin on March 12, 2019 for its constituent meeting. The steering committee consists of IT security experts from business, science and administration. It consults the initiative, provides impetus and supports it in raising awareness and implementing IT security measures.