New funding for innovative ideas to protect against cyber threats

Darmstadt´s start-up projects receive around 1.5 million euros

To protect against cyber threats, new technologies such as powerful computers and digital currencies require innovative security measures . Through the newly launched funding program "StartUpSecure" of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the first promising projects now get start-up assistance in the implementation of their founding ideas. The CRISP incubator StartUpSecure accompanied them on their way there.

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Talk by CRISP researchers at the Fraunhofer SIT

The annual DEF CON is one of the largest events for hackers worldwide. This year, CRISP researchers Stephan Huber and Philipp Roskosch at the Fraunhofer SIT will give a talk with the topic: "I'm on your phone, listening - Attacking VoIP Configuration Interfaces".

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Hessens Wissenschaftsministerin überzeugt sich von Cyber­sicher­heit made in Darmstadt

Angela Dorn besucht das Fraunhofer SIT

Hessens Wissenschaftsministerin Angela Dorn hat sich am Dienstag ein Bild von der Darmstädter Cyber­sicher­heits­for­schung am Fraunhofer-Institut für Sichere Informations­technologie SIT gemacht. Ministerin Dorn überzeugte sich von den Fortschritten in der IT-Sicherheit und betonte die große Bedeutung der Forschung in diesem Bereich für die Digitalisierung in Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft.

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Innovations for more Cyber Security

Closing event of the second HIPA round

The second round of the Hessian-Israeli Partnership Accelerator (HIPA) was concluded with a final event on the panorama floor of the Commerzbank headquarters in Frankfurt/Main. Three German-Israeli teams presented their research results to around 80 guests from inter­national politics and the financial and cyber security sectors, including Sandra Simovich, Consul General of the State of Israel, Dr. Stefan Heck, State Secretary in the Hessian Ministry of the Interior, and Jörg Hessenmüller, COO and member of the Board of Managing Directors of Commerzbank AG.

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LOEWE Center "emergenCITY" approved at the TU Darmstadt

Prof. Matthias Hollick is scientific coordinator of the new center

As part of the Hessian research funding program LOEWE,  TU Darmstadt can establish the new center "emergenCITY" ("The Emergency Responsive Digital City"). It  will be funded by the end of 2023 with a total of 17.4 million euros.

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Journal Behaviour & Information Technology (BIT)

Research Group at the TU Darmstadt places Special Issue on “Social Media in Conflicts and Crises”

Prof. Christian Reuter, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Prof. Stefan Stieglitz, University of Duisburg-Essen, and Dr. Muhammad Imran, Qatar Computing Research Institute, published a special issue in Behaviour & Information Technology (BIT) – an inter­national journal on the human aspects of computing. This journal is ranked as „A“ according to CORE Ranking.

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Success for researchers at the TU Darmstadt

A paper of the ENCRYPTO group at the TU Darmstadt and scientists at EURECOM and Omilia – Conversational Intelligence has been accepted at 20th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association INTERSPEECH 2019.

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Unobserved view over the shoulder

Researchers at the TU Darmstadt are developing a data-privacy analysis system for newsletters

Employees of the Secure Mobile Networking Labs, led by CRISP researcher Prof. Matthias Hollick at the TU Darmstadt, have developed a system that reveals the invisible tracking methods in newsletters and exposes the third-party providers used by the companies.

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Success for researcher of TU Darmstadt

Kristina Hostáková, a member of the working group "Applied Cryptography" led by CRISP researcher Prof. Sebastian Faust, publishes paper at CRYPTO 2019.

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50 Years Computer Science

Germany-wide festive day on occasion of the jubilee

Fifty years ago, TU Dresden, TU Darmstadt, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Munich Technical University and Saarbrücken University established the first university computer science study courses nationwide. The five universities celebrate the feast day together to form a half-century of computer science education: the local festival programs broadcast individual program points from the other locations via live streaming. In Darmstadt, CRISP-CEO Prof. Michael Waidner will talk about “IT-Sicherheit von Anfang an mitdenken – die Bedeutung der IT-Sicherheit im Informatikstudium“.

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