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21. September 2021
Julia Weiler

The Cluster of Excellence CASA has launched a new event to promote outstanding female students and scientists.

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17. September 2021
Annika Gödde

On Thursday, September 16, Professor Christof Paar received the City of Bochum's Ring of Honor for his commitment to IT security in Bochum.

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15. September 2021
Anne Thiele

First SecHuman Winter School of the second funding period - in cooperation with CASA - on the focus "Gender and Diversity in Cybersecurity Research"…

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Photo Alexander May
01. September 2021
Jens Wylkop

For the first time since 1985, the RUB is founding a new faculty. As a focus of study and research, computer science is thus given a special status.

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12. August 2021
eurobits

Since 2017, the European Competence Center for IT Security (eurobits e.V.), based in Bochum, Germany, has presented the annual eurobits Excellence…

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Photo Amir Moradi
09. August 2021
Annika Gödde

Professor Amir Moradi from the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security set a record in the history of the CHES conference.

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23. July 2021
Julia Weiler

Popular unlocking patterns are often in the shape of a letter – and are easy to guess. A bad thing if someone loses their mobile phone and it ends up…

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Picture App Signal
14. July 2021
Julia Weiler

For data protection reasons, the messaging app Signal is becoming ever more important. Unlike WhatsApp, the Signal app asks you to create a PIN during…

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Photo Angela Sasse
12. July 2021
BSI

With an interdisciplinary team, the new advisory board strengthens the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI).

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06. July 2021
Annika Gödde

From September 21-23, the CASA Cluster of Excellence will host the first-ever "Women in Security and Cryptography WISC" international workshop.

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Banner Entrepreneurship Explorer Ruhr
28. June 2021
Meike Schaich

The Entrepreneurship Explorer Ruhr 2021 offers international and entrepreneurial-minded early career researchers in cyber security the possibility to…

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Picture Angela Sasse
23. June 2021
Arne Dessaul

Now the researcher has been admitted to the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts.

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Max Hoffmann wins Eickhoff-Price
22. June 2021
Meike Drießen

Max Hoffmann has been awarded the Gebrüder Eickhoff Prize for his doctoral thesis.

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22. June 2021
Julia Weiler

Logging into an online shop without a password, using only the fingerprint? In this situation, it’s not surprising that users have the impression that…

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22. June 2021

Bochum-based startup Edgeless Systems raises a €1.45 million seed round from Acequia Capital (US), Inventures (DE), SIX Group AG (CH), Venture Creator…

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18. June 2021

Topic: "Building Secure Key Exchange Protocols From Passwords".

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16. June 2021
Julia Weiler

A research team has discovered a security gap in modern mobile phones that is very unlikely to have been created by accident. In fact, it should have…

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16. June 2021
Johanna Luttermann

Cordial invitation to the next ITS regulars' table on Thursday, July 1 at 6 pm.

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Google's data collection becomes visible in My Activity.
02. June 2021
Julia Weiler

Services like Google collect a lot of data about their users. Anyone can see the information that is stored about them. But that doesn’t scare users…

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28. May 2021

Filming for the ARD documentary also took place at HGI.

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Christine Skropke on women in IT
27. May 2021
Charlotte Schab

An interview with Christine Skropke, Head of Public Affairs at secunet AG and Chairwoman of the Board of eurobits e.V. - European Competence Center…

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27. May 2021

Topic: "Usable Verifiable Electronic Voting".

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25. May 2021
Julia Weiler

A special feature in PDF documents makes it possible for two contractual parties to sign them digitally one after the other. However, the second party…

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25. May 2021
Annika Gödde

The submission SPARKLE - with HGI participation - has reached the final round.

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21. May 2021
Annika Gödde

From September 21-23, the Cluster of Excellence CASA will host the first international "Women in Security and Cryptography Workshop (WISC)".

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11. May 2021

Topic: "On the Security of (UWB) Distance Measurement".

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11. May 2021
Vanessa Vaughn

Funding for guest stays of international scientists at RUB to jointly explore the transfer potential of research in various exchange formats.

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07. May 2021
Sabrina Kircher

Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz explains why data protection and pandemic control are not mutually exclusive.

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05. May 2021

Three years ago, a new, groundbreaking endowed professorship was launched at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT Security, which has generated great…

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30. April 2021
Johanna Luttermann

Cordial invitation to the next ITS regulars' table on Thursday, May 6 at 6 pm.

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