Computer Security and Privacy

Welcome to the webpage of the Computer Security and Privacy Research Group.

We are happy to be part of the Institute of Computer Science since 2018 and the Campus Institute Data Science since 2020.


11.2019: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Delphine Reinhardt was awarded the Johann-Philipp-Reis-Preis 2019 for outstanding innovative publications and her work in the area of privacy protection. This award is granted since 1986 by the cities of Friedrichsdorf in Taunus und Gelnhausen as well as Deutsche Telekom and Information Technology Society (ITG) of the German Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies (VDE) every two years.

10.2019: We organise the "GI Security" Conference in Göttingen in March 2020. Information about this event can be found here.

09.2019: We are happy to welcome two new members, Luca Hernández Acosta and Lindrit Kqiku, in our research group.

07.2019: Alexandr Railean won the Best Poster Demo Award at the Privacy, Usability, and Transparency (PUT) Workshop co-located with the Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium. His work entitled "OnLITE: Online Label For Internet of Things Transparency Enhancement" has been selected by the audience. Congratulations, Alexandr!

06.2019: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Delphine Reinhardt is one of the 10 worldwide "Rising Stars in Networking and Communications" nominated by N2Women in 2019. Further information can be found here.

05.2019: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Delphine Reinhardt was elected as vice director by the Board of the Institute of Computer Science.

04.2019: Privacy&US, one of the projects we are contributing as an academic partner, is featured in the EU Commission's Research and Innovation Success Stories. The article can be found here.

03.2019: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Delphine Reinhardt is one of the members of the "Panel of Eminent Persons" nominated by the Cyber Security Cluster Bonn e.V.. Further members are Prof. Dr. Claudia Eckert (TUM & Fraunhofer AISEC), Prof. Dr. Matthias Hollick (TU Darmstadt), Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann (Westfälische Hochschule), Prof. Dr. M. Angela Sasse (RUB), and Prof. Dr. Matthew Smith (Universität Bonn & Fraunhofer FKIE). The goal of this panel is to work on recommendations for politics and business in terms of cybersecurity. Further information can be found here.