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Paper accepted at ACM SAC 2019

The paper “Mind the Cache: Large-Scale Analysis of Web Caching” by Hoai Viet Nguyen, Luigi Lo Iacono and Hannes Federrath has been accepted at the 34rd ACM/SIGAPP Symposium on Applied Computing (SAC). The conference will take place from 8th - 12th April in Limassol, Cyprus.

Project TrUSD started

The research project Transparente und selbstbestimmte Ausgestaltung der Datennutzung im Unternehmen (TrUSD) has recently started. The project aims to develop so-called Privacy Dashboards for use in companies. These dashboards want to build a bridge between the potential of data analysis and the right of employees to privacy. More information can be found on the website of the TrUSD project.

Talks at RFH IT Security & Forensic Days 2018

Peter Leo Gorski and Stephan Wiefling will give talks at the RFH IT Security & Forensic Days on November 8th, 2018. The talks will be about Usable Security and Risk-based Authentication, respectively. More information can be found in the official program.

Paper published at HAISA 2018

The paper “Warn if Secure or How to Deal with Security by Default in Software Development?” by Peter Leo Gorski, Luigi Lo Iacono, Stephan Wiefling and Sebastian Möller has been published at the 12th International Symposium on Human Aspects of Information Security & Assurance (HAISA). The conference will took place from 29th - 31st August in Dundee, Scotland.

New Cache Testing Tool published

We developed a cache testing tool based on the paper “Systematic Analysis of Web Browser Caches”. This tool allows to analyze the compliance RFC 7240 compliance of web caching systems. More details can be found here.

Paper published at Soups 2018

The paper “Developers Deserve Security Warnings, Too: On the Effect of Integrated Security Advice on Cryptographic API Misuse” by Peter Leo Gorski, Luigi Lo Iacono, Dominik Wermke, Christian Stransky, Sebastian Möller, Yasemin Acar, Sascha Fahl has been published at the 14th Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS). The conference took place from 12th - 14th August in Baltimore, MD, USA.

British technology news website The Register gave press coverage of the paper in the article “Here’s a fab idea: Get crypto libs to warn devs when they screw up”.

Paper accepted at Web Studies 2018

The paper “Systematic Analysis of Web Browser Caches” by Hoai Viet Nguyen, Luigi Lo Iacono and Hannes Federrath will be published at the 2nd edition of the international conference on Web Studies (WS.2). The conference will take place from 3rd - 5th October in Paris, France.

Paper published at ECCWS

The paper “Classification of Android App Permissions” by Nils Gruschka, Luigi Lo Iacono and Jan Tolsdorf has been published at the 17th European Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (ECCWS). The conference took place from June 28th to June 29th in Oslo, Norway.

Project URIA started

The research Project Usability of Risk-based Implicit Authentication (URIA) has started as a part of the Graduate School “North Rhine-Westphalian Experts on Research in Digitalization” (NERD NRW). The Mo­bi­le Se­cu­ri­ty Group of the Ruhr-University Bochum is also involved in the project and it is funded by Ministry of Culture and Science of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Paper accepted at EuroUSEC 2018

The paper "Consolidating Principles and Patterns for Human-centred Usable Security Research and Development" by Luigi Lo Iacono, Matthew Smith, Emanuel von Zezschwitz, Peter Leo Gorski and Peter Nehren will be published at the European Workshop on Usable Security (EuroUSEC 2018).