Awards for Germany´s best innovation in IT-Security
Darmstad,t October 6, 2017. The Horst Görtz Foundation awarded the German IT-security prize for the sixth time today at the Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP), in which Prof.Dr. Johanna Wanke took over patronage for the Federal Ministry for Research for the very first time. A jury of experts selected the best market relevant innovations in IT-security from over 45 entries. The first place prize, 100.000 Euros went to Harvester-die Entwicklung einer vollautomatischen Extraktion von Laufzeitwerten aus Android-App. The second place prize, 60.000 Euros went to Joern-Intelligente Schwachstellensuche durch Graphik-Mining. The third place prize, 40.000 Euros went to, Social Sec- A Serious Game on Social Engineering.
Rising risk through cross-plattform Apps
A CRISP partner, the Fraunhofer SIT introduces new results of their studies.
Darmstadt, October 13, 2016. Over 70 percent of the apps for the administration and display of documents are unsuitable for business usage. Hybrid-apps cause additional risks for web security in the app world. Many apps for mobile instruments have severe security deficiencies which may cause severe damage to enterprises. To this conclusion comes the new Appicaptor-Security-Index of the Fraunhofer- Institut for science and information technology.