The research group Critical Information Infrastructures (cii) is part of the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) at the KIT-Department of Economics and Management (WiWi Department), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). We are a member of the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL), the KIT Center „Health Technologies“ (KITHealthTech), the KIT Center Information ˑ Systems ˑ Technologies (KCIST), and the Helmholtz Information and Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health).

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BISE Special Issue - Reimagining Digital Health (27.05.2024)

(27.05.2024) Ali Sunyaev, Daniel Fürstenau & Elizabeth Davidson published an editorial for their BISE special issue in the topic area "Reimagining Digital Health: Advances in Patient-Centeredness, Artificial Intelligence, and Data-Driven Care Research". The article is available online:

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On Generative AI in Healthcare – A Recap of Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe’s lecture in the Research Talk Series on Digitalization 2024

(14.05.2024) Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schwabe, Chair of Information Management at the Institute of Informatics at the University of Zurich since 2002, introduced the research groups and interested students in the KD2Lab to his research on “How can doctors and generative AI together help me lose weight?”.

cii Doctoral Seminar 2024 – Bad Herrenalb – with Prof. Dr. Kalle Lyytinen

(10.05.2024) This year the cii research group again held a doctoral seminar in Bad Herrenalb. For the three-day retreat doctoral students worked together on their current research ideas at the Haus der Kirche Evangelische Akademie Baden, Bad Herrenalb, from May 6th through May 8th. They were joined by Prof. Dr. Kalle Lyytinen who shared his knowledge on various topics throughout the seminar.

Meeting of the AUDITOR project in Karlsruhe

(07.05.2024) On April 26, 2024, the closing event of the research project "European Cloud Service Data Protection Certification" (AUDITOR) took place in Karlsruhe. The research project was led by the cii research group in the role of consortium leader over the project duration of more than 6.5 years.

Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls: cii Workshop

(26.04.2024) In contribution to this year’s nationwide “Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls” on the 25th of April 2024, the cii research group conducted the workshop ‘Another cat video?! The science behind recommendations on TikTok & Co.‘ - “ Noch ein Katzenvideo?! Die Wissenschaft hinter Empfehlungen auf TikTok & Co.“ as a part of the overall KIT program.

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Two New Articles Accepted at the European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS) 2024 (15.04.2024)

(15.04.2024) Two papers of the cii research group have been accepted for publication at the 32nd European Conference on Information Systems (ECIS), which will take place in Paphos, Cyprus from 13th-19th June 2024.