The research group SECUSO
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, K-CIST and KD²Lab.
On Friday, 27th July 2021, the US Federal Trade Commission will host its sixth annual PrivacyCon. PrivacyCon 2021 will bring together representatives from academia, industry, consumer advocates, and government regulators to discuss current trends in consumer privacy and data security. As part of PrivacyCon 2021, SECUSO will present research results stemming from a study on individuals' awareness, perception, and reactions to data breaches that affected them. A paper on these results was also accepted for publication at the USENIX Security Symposium 2021.PrivacyCon website with agenda
On Friday, 23.07.2021, all partners and interested persons met for a third project meeting in the INSPECTION project. The results of telephone interviews with businesses as well as the first results from forensic analyses of logfiles were presented. The project is funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). The project partners are MindUp Web & Intelligence GmbH and BDO AG Wirtschaftsprüfungsgesellschaft. Dr. Peter Mayer and Anne Hennig, M.A., represent the SECUSO research group in the project.More infos on the project
Our paper "Evaluation der interaktiven NoPhish Präsenzschulung" from Benjamin Berens, Lukas Aldag, and Melanie Volkamer was accepted at the Mensch und Computer (MuC 2021) workshop.
The paper investigates the long-term effectiveness of our anti-phishing workshop "NoPhish" and extends previous research results. MuC will take place as a hybrid event between the 5. and 8. of September, both virtual and at the Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt.