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Institut für Theoretische Informatik

Arbeitsgruppe Kryptographie und Sicherheit

Carmen Manietta

Am Fasanengarten 5

Geb. 50.34

D-76131 Karlsruhe

Tel.: + 49 721 608-44213

Fax: + 49 721 608-55022

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Seven Theses on IT Security


Seven Theses

Open Positions

You haven't found a suitable position? Even if it is not always advertised, we are happy to hear from new doctoral students / postdocs who are interested in reinforcing our team. Simply send us your unsolicited application. We look forward to hearing from you!


Professor Volkamer is head of the research group "Security * Usability * Society" (SECUSO) at KIT. The research group has been part of the Institute for Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) since 2018. Ms. Volkamer and her group conduct research on various research questions in the context of security and privacy, focusing on human factors. Her group investigates methods for the development and evaluation of
  • User-friendly security and privacy protection measures and
  • effective awareness, education and training measure.
The developed measures can be downloaded for free from the SECUSO website. The group also researches and teaches security issues in the context of electronic voting.
In order to be successful in research, the research group is very interdisciplinary. It consists of scientists from the fields of computer science, mathematics and psychology. Ms Volkamer is and was involved in numerous national and international research projects. She established and organised EuroUSEC in 2016 and organised the USEC in San Diego in 2017.