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Two ATHENE scientists in new DFG research programs

ATHENE researchers Prof. Dr. Miza Mezini and Prof. Dr. Matthias Hollick are members of the program committees of two new priority programs of the German Research Foundation (DFG).

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ATHENE scientist is invited as an expert to the public hearing of the Defense Committee

Thomas Reinhold, research associate in the PEASEC research group led by ATHENE researcher Prof. Christian Reuter, was invited as an expert to a public hearing of the Defence Committee in the German Bundestag. The hearing dealt with "Constitutional and inter­national law issues in the military cyber and information space with special consideration of the parliamentary prerogative, the imputability of cyber attacks and a possible adaptation of national and inter­national norms".

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Paper accepted at top cybersecurity conference INFOCOM 2021

A paper written by the ATHENE researchers Dr. Haya Shulman (Fraunhofer SIT) and Kris Shrishak (TU Darmstadt) was accepted at this year's IEEE International Conference on Computer Communications (IEEE INFOCOM 2021). INFOCOM is a top-ranked conference on networking in the research community. It is a major conference venue for researchers to present and exchange significant and innovative contributions and ideas in the field of networking and closely related areas. The conference covers both theoretical and systems research.

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ATHENE scientists reveal vulnerabilities in the Apple operating system macOs

A research team led by ATHENE scientist Prof. Matthias Hollick from the TU Darmstadt has uncovered security gaps in the tracking app "Find my iPhone?" Offered by the Apple group.

In their paper “Who Can Find My Devices?” They publish the two vulnerabilities they identified in the macOS operating system. They presented the paper at the inter­national flagship conference for data protection technologies "PETS - Privacy Enhancing Technologies Symposium".

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Successful submissions on USENIX 2021 - summer submission

Two contributions by ATHENE researchers from TU Darmstadt were accepted at the "summer submission" of the 30th USENIX Security Symposium, one of the four most important conferences in the field of security. Scientists, practitioners, system administrators and programmers from all over the world come together to share the latest advances in the security and privacy of computer systems and networks.

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ATHENE-researcher is Co-Chair of the top conference ESORICS 2021

Dr. Haya Shulman from Fraunhofer SIT and head of the research area Analytics Based Cybersecurity (ABC) in ATHENE is co-chair of this year's European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS2021), together with Prof. Dr Elisa Bertino, Purdue University, USA.

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When the electric car pays for itself at the charging station

The newly founded startup PolyCrypt is rethinking blockchain technology and also enables transactions in the Internet of Things (IoT) without waiting times and at significantly reduced prices. For a successful transfer into the economy, the founding team with their Perun project is supported by the StartUpSecure funding program of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and is now moving from funding phase I to funding phase II.

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Lecture by ATHENE automotive security experts at Embedded World 2021

Together with Don Kuzhiyelil, Project Engineer R & T at SYSGO, Prof. Christoph Krauß from Fraunhofer SIT will give an overview of a safety architecture to protect the safety-critical railway infrastructure in a lecture at the Embedded World.

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ATHENE double victory at the 8th German IT Security Award

At the 8th German IT Security Award, ATHENE scientiests achieved the top two placements. The first place, that was endowed with 100.000 EURO, went to Dr. Haya Shulman from the Fraunhofer SIT for the cache test she developed, a solution to improve internet security. The second place, that was endowed with EUR 60.000 EURO, went to ContactGuard, and thus to the team of ATHENE scientists Prof. Thomas Schneider and Christian Weinert from the Technical University of Darmstadt, Matthias Senker from APIIDA AG, as well as Prof. Christian Rechberger and Daniel Kales and from the Technical University of Graz.

 

 

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Female power in cybersecurity research

On today's International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the ATHENE scientists also show their faces.

From #Data protection to #AI, # Post-Quantum, #Internet security, #mobileSecurity .... our scientists cover a wide range of cybersecurity research.

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