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Externe Veranstaltungen
Monday, 25 Nov 2019
PasswordsCon 2019
Monday, 09 Dec 2019
ACSAC 2019
Saturday, 25 Apr 2020
CHI 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.



Peter Mayer holds Workshop at the House of Competence (13-11-2019)

On 23rd November 2019 the Workshop "Securing The Digital Life – Eine Praktische Einführung in die Sicherheit von Passwörtern", held by Peter Mayer, will take place at the House of Competence. The workshop will give an overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of password security. To that end, the participants will learn about relevant attacks and the respective defenses. The gained knowledge will then be applied in practical exercises as both, attacker an defender.

Heike Obry is a new member of the SECUSO research group (07-11-2019)

Heike Obry is the newest member of the SECUSO research group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). Heike Obry studied computer science at the University of Karlsruhe (today's KIT) from 1982 - 1987.
In addition to her main activity in the IT area of an automotive company, she now supports the SECUSO research group as a research assistant in the DIGILOG project.

New privacy friendly app: „Active break to go!“ (30-10-2019)

Active break of the workplace health management of the Institute of Sports and Sports Science meets SECUO's Privacy Friendly Apps. The new app "Active break to go!" reminds you of your favourite exercises at any time ... Whether on a business trip or at work. And all without your data being collected - simply privacy friendly. Give it a try:


Polizei Wokshop
Cooperation Police south Hessen and SECUSO (28-10-2019)

In November we got the chance to give two workshops for the police in Darmstadt, Hessen. We are pleased to share our knowledge of phishing with all the interested people.