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Publications of the 3 comeptence centers for IT-Security

The three competence centers for IT-Security CISPA, CRISP and KASTEL published a joint image brochure in February 2017 (German only).


The 3 competence centers for IT-Security summarize their research activities in a common newsletter. The newsletter has been published quarterly since autumn 2016 and is available for download here (German only).

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Video on the topic of online fraud

On the occasion of the Safer Internet Day 2017, research group SECUSO, headed by Prof. Melanie Volkamer, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, publishes a video on the subject of online fraud, developed together with Alexander Lehmann.  English can be chosen as subtitle language of the video.

Download of the five minute video (updated in October 2017) 


Post-Quantum Crypot for dummies

The e-book "Post-Quantum Crpyot for dummies" provides a comprehensive overview of post-quantum cryptography:

  • The main areas in post-quantum cryptography research today
  • Practical approaches to defend against future attacks based on quantum computing
  • How to use an HSM to implement quantum-secure cryptography

Authors include Prof. Michael Waidner and Dr. Ruben Niederhagen, both Fraunhofer SIT. The book is available for free download