Cybersecurity is a young and fast-evolving area. Cyber attacks are becoming increasingly frequent and increasingly professional and are affecting companies, public institutions as well as private individuals. These incidents usually involve the theft of data, the violation of company secrets, computer fraud, data espionage and interception, damage to systems and computer sabotage. The damage caused to industry and society is tremendous.

Today’s research will help to develop the solutions of tomorrow to deal effectively with future cybersecurity threats. We are dedicated to cutting-edge foundational research combined with innovative application-oriented research in the areas of cybersecurity and privacy. As a consequence, we provide a comprehensive, holistic treatment of the pressing grand cybersecurity and privacy research challenges that our society faces in the age of digitalization.