CITS organizes Crypto workshop

26.08.2015 - Dominik Baumgarten


Our Chair for Cryptology and IT Security (CITS) organizes the "Workshop on Tools for Asymmetric Cryptanalysis" on October 8, 2015. The event is funded by ECRYPT CSA Network and focusses on the topic from a broad and international perspecctive. Therefore, both software and hardware aspects and the according tools will be discussed. Interested scholars from all related areas of research are warmly invited to participate.

UbiCrypt is looking for doctoral candidates

07.08.2015 - Dominik Baumgarten


The DFG-funded Research Training Group UbiCrypt is again looking for doctoral students who wish to pursue a PhD in the field of IT Security within a structured program. In addition, the program is advertising a postdoc position with strong interest in the interdisciplinary supervision of the doctoral group. Both applications address young scholars with a degree in IT Security, mathematics, computer science or any other related field. The application deadline for all positions is August 31, 2015.

"The Imitation Game" - Kryptography in theatres!

01.07.2015 - Dominik Baumgarten


The successful movie "The Imitation Game" traces back to the early origins of modern cryptography. The blockbuster tells the story of mathematician Alan Turing, who created new standards in computer science by inventing the ENIGMA and the so-called "bomb". In an interview with, Prof. Christof Paar from the HGI revisits the scientific authenticity of the current movie and explains the importance of Tuning's fundamental research.

HGI scholars receive "EXIST" starting grant

18.06.2015 - Dominik Baumgarten


Our HGI scholars and alumni Christian Zenger, Dr. Benedikt Driessen, Heiko Koepke and Jan-Felix Posielek were awarded for their start-up idea about the digital security of smarthomes and thier inherent components - the "Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie" funds the project „PHYSEC“ with around 650.000 euros in the program line „EXIST-Forschungstransfer“. Using special apps the security of connected smarthomes shall be improved.

Prof. Dr. Gregor Leander starts with working group on "Symmetric Cryptography"

29.05.2015 - Dominik Baumgarten


Dr. Gregor Leander was appointed professor on May 21, 2015 as part of the Heisenberg program by the German Research Association (DFG). Together with his working group on "Symmetric Cryptography" he will move from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology to the Faculty of Mathematics in building NA. We cordially congratulate and wish the group a pleasant start in the so-called N-row!

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