Usable Security Katharina Krombholz

Registration for this course is open until Saturday, 13.04.2019 23:59.


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[Advanced Lecture] Usable Security


The lecture will take place every Tuesday from 14.00-16.00, starting April 10th.

Prerequisites: CySec1/CySec2 or Security, basic knowledge in statistics

Max. number of participants: 50

This lecture is an advanced lecture in Usable Security. In this lecture, you will learn about the research methods used to study human-centric aspects of IT security. You will also learn about hot topics in usable security. Ideally, you have already completed CySec1/CySec2 or Security before taking this advanced lecture. Basic knowledge in statistics will be expected. 

If you have not yet completed any security courses BUT have a strong background in human-computer interaction, psychology, or design you are still welcome to attend this interdisciplinary lecture. In that case, please contact us to directly to discuss whether this is the right course for you.

If you have completed the seminar on Usable Security in WS 18/19 you are still welcome attend this advanced lecture. Some of the content might already be familiar, but you especially the methodology part will go more in-depth.



  • Main exam: TBA
  • Backup exam: TBA



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