Darmstadt becomes »Digital Hub for Cyber Security«

Smiling faces at the opening of the Digital Hub focus for Cyber Security in Darmstadt

The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy has declared the Frankfurt-Darmstadt region as one of the most important junctions for the digital transformation of the economy, in the framework of the "Digital Hub Initiative",  Darmstadt will hereby take over the role as the Digital Hub for Cyber Security, in addition to the Digital Hub for FinTech in Frankfurt am Main, which was named in 2016.

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CRISP Researchers teach the Rescue Robot how to speak

Robot could save lives in 10 years

CRISP researcher Prof. Matthias Hollick, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt introduced the robot "Tracker" to representatives of the Hessian state government, which was developed as part of the LOEWE focus NICER.
The rescue robot should support human rescuers in case of emergencies.The machine can produce 3-D images with a laser scanner or detect possible human victims by means of an IR-camera.

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Publications of the Researchgroup SECUSO, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt

SECUSO Researchers are able to list reputable publications

The researchers headed by Prof. Melanie Volkamer, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, published an article in the journal DUD Datenschutz und Sicherheit. Furthermore they have made publications in the „Dialogmarketing Perspektiven - Tagungsband 11. Wissenschaftlicher interdisziplinärer Kongress für Dialogmarketing“ and the Financial Crypto 2017 und der IFIP Sec 2017.

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2nd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy

CRISP Researchers Introduce Paper

Prof. Marc Fischlin und Felix Günther, both CYSEC (at) TU Darmstadt introduced their paper at the 2nd IEEE European Symposium on Security and Privacy, in short IEEE European S&P, with the title "Replay Attacks on Zero Round-Trip Time: The Case of the TLS 1.3 Handshake Candidates".
Since 1980 the IEEE-Symposium for security and privacy is being held, to which inter­national IT security experts come together, in order to discuss the newest  developments in computer security and electronic privacy. After the success of the inter­national meetings the IEEE also initiates a european symposium for security and privacy (EuroS & P), which is annually organized in a european city.

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Innovations in Mobile Privacy and Security (IMPS) 2017

CRISP Researcher is in the Program Committee of the IMPS 2017

Prof. Melanie Volkamer, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, is one of the organizers of the meeting "Innovations in Mobile Privacy and Security (IMPS) 2017". The IMPS 2017 will be a one day workshop on the occaison of the IEEE Euro S&P 2017.

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Horst Görtz-Stiftung enables two Syrian Refugees Masterstudies IT Securiy at the TU Darmstadt

Scholarship for Two Year Studies

Die Horst Görtz-Stiftung is supporting two Syrian refugees during their master studies IT security  at the TU Darmstadt.
The prospective specialists for IT security, Ahmad D. und Yasser S., have finished their bachelor studies in Syria and had to flee from Aleppo to Germany in 2015. After successful completion of a  university preparatory German course for refugees at the TU Darmstadt they are now being supported by the Horst-Görtz-Stiftung during their two year master studies  IT security with a monthly sum of 1020 Euro.

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CRISP supports the worldwide March for Science on 22nd of April 2017

Together a Sign for Science and Research

CRISP officially supports the March for Science offiziell as an institution. Further supporters are TU Darmstadt, the Wissenschaftsstadt Darmstadt and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.The March for Science is a worldwide initiative for the value of science, research and facts. It is against, that scientifically based facts are negated, relativised or simply „alternative facts“ are opposed equally, in order to gain capital politically.

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CRISP Researchers submit statement regarding EU-Guidelines

Funkanlagen­gesetz could strongly hinder security research on wireless technologies

The research group „Sichere Mobile Netzwerke“ headed by Prof. Matthias Hollick, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, and six further research groups out of entire Germany have submitted a statement regarding the EU-guideline „Radio Equipment Directive (RED)“.The guideline updates the specifications for the certification of radion stations which also include WLAN-Router and Smartphones. This guideline will be implemented in Germany as the Funkanlagengesetz.

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Cybersecurity for the Trains of Tomorrow

Joint Project of Fraunhofer SIT, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, DB Netz AG und SYSGO AG

The digital transformation introduces many companies with chances even in the rail sector: Through the digitalisation of  Leit- und Sicher­ungs­technik (LST) many processes can be improved and the transportation performance can be increased. The use of standarized data nets however make the security technology vulnerble for potential hach attacks. The new research project „Hard­ware­basierte Sicher­heits­platt­form für Eisenbahn Leit- und Sicher­ungs­technik“ – in short HASELNUSS – develops a security system, which defends from attacks and also includes the long life cycle ofthe trains.

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Prof. Heiko Mantel presents results of the DFG focus program RS3

Lectures at universities in South East Asia and Australia

Prof. Heiko Mantel, CYSEC [at] TU Darmstadt, presents results of the DFG focus program Reliably Secure Software Systems (RS3) at following universities:

March 22, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
March 27, University of New South Wales, Australia
March 29, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
April 6, University of Melbourne, Australia

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