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How to Reconcile IT Security and Productivity
Uta Menges and Jonas Hielscher want to lift the label of being a nuisance from IT security measures and incorporate them more effectively into…
Two Distinguished Paper Awards at the IEEE S&P '23
The conference took place in San Francisco from 22 - 25 May.
Distinguished Paper Award for Yuval Yarom at PLDI 2023
The conference will be held in Orlando, Florida from 17-21 June.
Many countries have tried to reduce the infection rate with the help of Covid-19 apps. These only make a difference if people use them. Recent surveys…
Women* in IT Security: ITS better toGATHER meets G DATA
On Thursday, June 1, 2023 the next regulars' table will be held.
Celebrating Bochum IT
More than 200 participants celebrated IT research in Bochum on 10 May to mark the 20th anniversary of the HGI and the founding of the Faculty of…
Cryptocurrencies are not subject to centralised governance. The community holds the power – but fails to do all that needs to be done. As a result,…
Ready for the New Generation of Mobile Communications
5G has plenty more to offer than 4G. Radix Security makes sure that it doesn’t leave any security gaps open.
Yuval Yarom Connects Hardware and Software Security
The newly appointed professor will help minimize vulnerabilities and advance systems development with his holistic approach to computer security.
Update - Change of Program: "Celebrate IT" Ceremony on May 10, 2023
Registration is still possible until 1 May.
Invitation: "Women* in IT Security - ITS better toGATHER" meets Telekom Security on May 8, 2023
CASA cordially invites you to the ITS Lunch-Event with Anja Zalewski and Christine Rößler.
Cybersecurity Incubator: New Application Phase for Startups in Batch #3
The inCUBE incubator is entering the next round. Applications are open until April 30.
Registration for ITS.Connect 2023 has started
The Faculty of Computer Science invites students to the job fair for IT security on May 9, 2023.
20 years HGI and founding of the Faculty of Computer Science - "Celebrate IT" ceremony on May 10, 2023
We cordially invite all interested parties to celebrate with us.
CASA in the science podcast "Exzellent Erklärt"
The speakers of the Excellence Cluster, Eike Kiltz and M. Angela Sasse, give an insight into their research in the episode "Cryptography -…
ERC Advanced Grant for Gregor Leander
His project "SymTrust" is being funded with 2.5 million euros over five years.
When the Chip Needs a Cooling Break
Many encryption algorithms are mathematically proven to be one hundred per cent secure. Nevertheless, they sometimes fail to protect confidential…
How to Think Like a Hacker: A Two-Day Crash Course on Security of Web Applications
A group of young female participants was invited for a web application hacking workshop at the Max Planck Institute for Security and Privacy (MPI-SP)…
Detecting Manipulations in Microchips
Attackers have the ability not only to manipulate software, but also to tamper with the hardware. A team from Bochum is devising methods to detect…
Cheers for 12 successful years: Farewell Party for Thorsten Holz
In April 2023, his membership in the Cluster of Excellence will end.
The Telltale Zero
Attacks on the TLS protocol are both rare and highly complex. And yet, the encryption experts at Ruhr University Bochum are constantly tracking down…
Newly Appointed: Karola Marky Boosts our Self-Determination in the Digital World
The professor's Digital Sovereignty research group is investigating how to protect users from manipulation online. It even involves a 3D-printed cat.
"We Need Privacy to Protect Ourselves": Interview with Karola Marky
The newly appointed professor leads the research group "Digital Sovereignty".
Opening of the CASA Art Installation DIS/PLAY
The artist Ralf Baecker has designed a work of art for the Cluster of Excellence CASA that makes the research topics of IT security tangible.
Invitation to the ITS better toGATHER Ladies* Lunch on March 7, 2023
CASA cordially invites you to the ITS Ladies* Lunch on Tuesday, March 7 at 12 pm.
Cyber Security Challenge Germany (CSCG) starts into a new round
Anyone between the ages of 14 and 25 who is interested in IT security can participate.
M. Angela Sasse is New Member of the Leopoldina
The professor of Human-Centred Security was appointed due to her outstanding scientific achievements.
Three Tough Nuts for Quantum Computers to Crack
Algorithms made in Bochum are becoming the global standard for secure encryption in the age of quantum computing. They’ve arrived just in time.
Application for the Women in Security and Cryptography Workshop 2023 has started
From June 27 to 29, 2023, the Cluster of Excellence CASA in Bochum organizes the WISC workshop for female PhD students and outstanding female students…
Security Vulnerabilities Detected in Drones Made by DJI
Drones shouldn’t be able to fly over airports and should have a unique serial number. In theory.