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Short-term and individually adapted insurances – up to now, such an offer did not pay off for insurers. The use of blockchain technologies can change this. The IGUA project offers workshops for insurers to get to know the possibilities of blockchains.



For the DFG Collaborative Research Center CRC 1119 CROSSING (Cryptography-Based Security Solutions: Enabling Trust in New and Next Generation Computing Environments) the University Duisburg-Essen, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department Computer Science, Working Group Computer Science with focus on Secure Software Systems at Campus Essen seeks to hire one Research Assistant / PhD Student.

Your primary task will be conducting research in computer security, especially in the areas of Trusted Computing technologies (remote attestation), system and software security, mobile security, hardware security, IoT security. Opportunity for further qualification (doctoral dissertation) is given.

More information can be found at the website of the secure software systems research group:



It can't get much closer: intelligent clothing that monitors body functions and supports the wearer in all situations. Such wearables are the research area of Prof. Dr. Stefan Schneegaß.



132 participants from industry and research came to Zeche Zollverein and left the event with new ideas and contacts. Take a look on the photo review and download the posters and presentations!



Autonomous vehicles, intelligent factories and dynamic power grids the backbone of these future technologies are networks of collaborative, embedded systems. The BMBF research project CrESt (Collaborative Embedded Systems) is developing and testing solutions for "systems of cyber-physical systems". 



Under the motto "The Digital Age Software Architectures in Future Applications", the annual conference of the "Architectures" section of the Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. (GI, German Informatics Society) took place on June 19 and 20. The program contained nine lectures from practice and science about software architectures.



Am 5.7.2018 ab 9:00 Uhr findet in der Gerlingwache das diesjährige JACK-User-Treffen statt.



During the EuroVis conference on visualization, which is taking place from June 4 to 8 in Brno (Czech Republic), Prof. Dr. Fabian Beck received the Young Researcher Award 2018. Congratulations!



Die Arbeitsgruppen von Prof. Dr. Maritta Heisel und Prof. Dr. Klaus Pohl erforschen in dem von der EU geförderten Projekt RestAssured Lösungen für eine sichere, DSGVO-konforme Datenverarbeitung in der Cloud. RestAssured adressiert Cloud-Systeme, die eine hohe Dynamik aufweisen und mit stets ändernden Datenschutzgefährdungen konfrontiert sind.



On May 16, the European Big Data Value PPP (Public-Private Partnership) met  in Sofia, Bulgaria. The event was organized by the PPP with the twofold objective of strengthening collaboration among the community members and increasing the visibility and awareness of the PPP in Eastern Europe in general and Bulgaria in particular. Representatives of the European Commission and from Bulgaria contributed to the success of the event with interesting keynotes speeches.