Our dependence on information technologies is steadily growing, whether in business, the financial world, politics or for private individuals – IT security affects every one of us. This has turned IT security into a core concern for many areas of life and industry, and its importance continues to grow. Today, graduates who complete a course of study with a concentration in IT security enjoy bright career prospects.
Whether a Master’s degree in IT Security at TU Darmstadt or a specialization in IT Security at Darmstadt University of Applied Sciences, students are being prepared to tackle the ever-changing and increasing demands for IT security.
Students have the opportunity to gain international experience through an exchange semester abroad or a course of study at one of TU Darmstadt’s partner universities.
Those interested in studies in Hessen, should have a look at the articles about "Experience University" on the website of “Hessen schafft Wissen“. With appealing images and short, crisp texts the various fields of studies at Hessian Universities of Applied Sciences are described.
The current article is about Cybersecurity research at TU Darmstadt, more accurately the “TU Darmstadt Cyber Incident Monitor“, with which the threat of cyber-attacks is researched in general at the Department of Telecooperation of TU Darmstadt, led by Prof. May Mühlhäuser.
The research group Secure mobile Networking Lab (SEEMOO), headed by von Prof. Matthias Hollick, concerns itself with further threats by the modern IT-society, for instance with the security of wireless Near Filed Communication (NFC) or how to uphold the basic communication in the event of a disaster with the help of available router or smartphones.
A further article is about the Cybersecurity research at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt. There Prof. Andreas Heinemann heads the research group „User Centered Security“, in short UCS, whose work is reported here.