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 Information ˑ Systems ˑ Technologies (KCIST), and the Helmholtz Information and Data Science School for Health (HIDSS4Health).

AUDITOR research project at Cloud Expo Europe Frankfurt 2022

(20.05.2022) This year's Cloud Expo Europe took place in Frankfurt on 11 and 12 May 2022. The event took place in conjunction with the BIG DATA & AI WORLD and Data Centre World events at the Frankfurt exhibition centre. The AUDITOR consortium was represented with its own information stand to inform interested visitors about the current progress of the research project. This made it possible to establish further interesting contacts from research and industry.

Congratulations to Malte Greulich for his successful doctoral examination

On May 18th, 2022, Malte Greulich successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis! His dissertation is entitled “Unveiling Adverse Effects of Organizational Information Security Practices“.

Prof. Sunyaev appointed as spokesperson of Department of Information Systems of the German Informatics Society

(01.05.2022) Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev (head of the research group Critical Information Infrastructure (cii), at the Institute for Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)) will take over the leadership of the Department of Information Systems (GI FB-WI) of the German Informatics Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik) on May 1, 2022.

Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls: Become a Scientist and Shape the Future

(29 April 2022) In contribution to this year’s nationwide “Girls’ Day - Future Prospects for Girls” on the 28th of April 2022, the cii research group conducted the workshop ‘Become a Scientist and Shape the Future – An Introduction to our Research Projects & Your Opportunities‘ - “Als Wissenschaftlerin die Zukunft gestalten – Wir zeigen dir unsere Forschungsprojekte & deine Möglichkeiten“ as a part of the overall KIT program.

Forum Privatheit Paper Now Available as Open Access Publication

(13.04.22) The Forum Privatheit 2020 paper: "Let the Computer Say NO! The Neglected Potential of Policy Definition Languages for Data Sovereignty" by Jan Bartsch, Tobias Dehling, Florian Lauf, Sven Meister and Ali Sunyaev has now been published as part of the open access book " Selbstbestimmung, Privatheit und Datenschutz".

Our article "A Design Theory for Certification Presentations" was accepted by the Journal ACM SIGMIS Database

(07.04.2022) The article "A Design Theory for Certification Presentations" by Sebastian Lins, Jan-Michael Becker, Kalle Lyytinen, and Ali Sunyaev has been accepted for publication in the Journal “ACM SIGMIS Database”.