Till Ole Diesterhöft

Research Fields and Interests



  • Data Breaches
  • Customer Integration in Security Incident Resolvements
  • Crisis Management and Response
  • Sustainability of Digital Health Projects

  • Core challenges and considerations associated with communicating a data breach (communicative data breach response strategy) that companies must address:



Curriculum Vitae



Academic Experience


  • Since 10/2020 Doctorate in Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 04/2018 - 9/2020 Master of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 10/2014 - 3/2018 Bachelor of Science in Business Information Systems, University of Goettingen, Germany


Work Experience


  • Since 10/2020 Research Associate, University of Goettingen, Germany
  • 05/2020 - 09/2020 Working Student, Agile Software Development Project & Insurance Consulting, Allianz SE, Stuttgart, Germany
  • 10/2019 - 03/2020 Intern, Agile Software Development Project & Insurance Consulting, Allianz SE, Stuttgart, Germany

  • Publications


      2022
    • Diesterhöft, T.O.; Schweneker, S.I.; Masuch, Kristin; Aslan, A.; Braun, M. (2022): The Role of Uncertainty in Data Breach Response Processes - A Reactance Theory Perspective, International Conference on Information Systems 43, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1-17 [VHB: A] (forthcoming)
    • Diesterhöft, T.O.; Masuch, K.; Greve, M.; Trang, S. (2022): A Double-Edged Sword of Involvement: On the Tension Between Customers’ Group Value and Self-Interest in Data Breach Response Processes, International Conference on Information Systems 43, Copenhagen, Denmark, 1-17 [VHB: A] (forthcoming)
    • Bauer, E., Diesterhöft, T.O., Greve, M., Kolbe, L.M. (2022): Towards Longevity of Public Health Information Systems – The Role of Stakeholder Commitment, Proceedings of the Pacific Asia Conference on Information Systems (PACIS)
    • Diesterhöft, T. O., Aslan, A., Braun, M. (2022): Play Your Cards Right: Utilizing Differential Privacy as a Competitive Advantage, Proceedings of Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) (forthcoming)
    • Braun, M.; Greve, M.; Diesterhöft, T.O; Kolbe, L. M. (2022): Can (A)I do this for you? – Exploring the Impact of Psychological Distance and AI-Attitude on Task Delegation, Americas Conference on Information Systems, Minneapolis, USA, 1-10 [VHB: D]
    • Diesterhöft, T. O., Braun, M., Aslan, A., Greve, M., Kolbe, L. M. (2022): Words Are Louder Than Actions–Design Requirements for Facilitating Restorative Justice in Data Breaches (DESRIST) 17: 1-6
    • Diesterhöft, T. O., Thole, D.C., Aslan, A., H., Vogel, J. (2022): Nobody Said IT Was Easy - Managing Government-Initiated Information Systems in Addressing and Preparing for Health Crises, Proceedings of European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS)
    • Braun, M., Aslan, A., Diesterhöft, T. O., Greve, M., Brendel, A. B., Kolbe, L. M. (2022): Just what the Doctor ordered - Towards Design Principles for NLP-based Systems in Healthcare. Design Science Research in Information Systems (DESRIST) 17: 1-12
    • Diesterhöft TO, Greve M, Aslan A, Kolbe LM (2022) Together We Are Stronger - Paving the Way for Value Co-Creation in Data Breach Responses, International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik 17: 1-18
    • Aslan A, Greve M, Diesterhöft TO, Kolbe LM (2022) Can Our Health Data Stay Private? A Review and Future Directions for IS Research on Privacy-Preserving AI in Healthcare, International Conference on Wirtschaftsinformatik 17: 1-17

    • 2021
    • Thole, D.; Diesterhöft, T. O.; Vogel, S.; Greve, M.; Bauer, E.; Strathmann, S.; Elsner, C.; Kolbe, L.; Krefting, D. (2021): Relevant Aspects for Sustainable Open Source Pandemic Apps and Platform Deployment with Focus on Community Building, 66th Annual Meeting of the German Association for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology (GMDS) & 11th TMF-Annual Congress [VHB 3: n.a.]
    • Diesterhöft, T. O., Greve, M., Masuch, K., Trang, S., Kolbe, L. M. (2021): Do You Think It Is Fair? Effects of Data Breach Response Actions on Customer Justice. PACIS 2021 Proceedings. 71. [VHB 3: C], A Virtual AIS Conference
    • Masuch, K., Diesterhöft, T. O., Greve, M., Massaneck, S., Nguyen, D. K., Trang, S., Kolbe, L. M. (2021): OPENNESS ALWAYS PAYS OFF – INVESTIGATION OF DIVERSE ACTIONS IN RESPONSE STRATEGIES TO DATA BREACHES. ECIS 2021 Proceedings. [VHB 3: B], A Virtual AIS Conference

    • 2020
    • Diesterhöft, T.; Masuch, K.; Greve, M.; Trang, S. (2020): Really, What Are They Offering? A Taxonomy of Companies’ Actual Response Strategies after a Data Breach, Proceedings of the Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security And Privacy (WISP), Hyderabad, India, pp. 1-17. [VHB 3: n.a.]




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    An overview of current topics can be found here.

    Application: If you are interested in writing your thesis about any topic relating to my research, please contact me via e-mail. Please also send me your CV and grade sheet from FlexNow (simple printout) in order to better match the precise topic to your area of interest.


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