The Mobile Security Group was es­ta­blis­hed in 2014 at the Fa­cul­ty of Elec­tri­cal En­gi­nee­ring and In­for­ma­ti­on Tech­no­lo­gy and is part of the Horst-Görtz-In­sti­tu­te for IT-Se­cu­ri­ty (HGI). The group is headed by Prof. Dr. Markus Dürmuth.


Open position

05.08.2016 - Markus Duermuth

We have an open po­si­ti­on for a doc­to­ral stu­dent (Wiss. Mit­ar­bei­ter, TV-L E-13 100%). De­tails can be found in the pdf linked below. Plea­se send en­qui­ries and ap­p­li­ca­ti­ons per Email to or (We still accept applications, despite the wrong date in the pdf)


Passwords Conference 2016

27.06.2016 - Markus Duermuth

The Passwords Conference 2016 is organized at RUB in December 2016. Papers are due soon!

Teaching in summer term

03.04.2016 - Markus Duermuth

This semester we offer the lecture Usa­ble Se­cu­ri­ty and Pri­va­cy and the Mas­ter-Se­mi­nar Se­cu­ri­ty and Pri­va­cy of Wire­less Net­works and Mo­bi­le De­vices. Details will follow soon.

Outstanding Paper Award

11.03.2016 - Markus Duermuth

Our paper Neuralyzer: Flexible Expiration Times for the Revocation of Online Data has won an Outstanding Paper Award at ACM CODASPY 2016.

User study of emoji-based user authentication

11.03.2016 - Markus Duermuth

We are conducting a user study on authentication with emojis instead of PINs. Consider investing 5 minutes and have the chance to win amazon giftcards!

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