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Four papers accepted at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2022

(14.09.2021) Four papers of the cii research group have been accepted for publication at the 55th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), which will take place January 4-7, 2022.

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New article published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research (JMIR)

(10.09.2021) Our article "Conceptual Ambiguity Surrounding Gamification and Serious Games in Health Care: Literature Review and Development of Game-Based Intervention Reporting Guidelines (GAMING)" by Simon Warsinsky, Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, Sascha Rank, Scott Thiebes und Ali Sunyaev has been published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research and is now online.

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cii courses and teaching WS 2021/2022

(23.08.2021) The research group cii offers exciting courses and opportunities in the upcoming semester.

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New Research Project on the Digitalization of Food Supply Chains

(23.08.2021) The German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture (BMEL) and the German Federal Office for Agriculture and Food (BLE) are funding the research project SPECK (Systemic Optimization of the Meat Value Chain using the Example of Pig Farming through the Development and Embedding of Digital Tools) on digitalization in food supply chains from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2024.

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Faculty Partner Award for our Team Project in SoSe 2021

(27.07.2021) Our team project group has achieved 1st place this semester, in the Faculty Partner Award of the event "Team Project Business and Technology", on the topic "Innovative Designs for mHealth Privacy Assistants".

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Association for Information Systems recognizes Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev as an AIS Distinguished Member - Cum Laude

(21.07.2021) Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev was recognized as an AIS Distinguished Member - Cum Laude by the Association for Information Systems (AIS).

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Second "cii Blockchain Hackathon"

(14.07.2021) From 01.09.2021-17.10.2021, we offer students of the KIT the opportunity to design and implement Blockchain-based solutions for current challenges in practice. Get exciting insights into the potentials of blockchain by discussing the use of blockchain in different fields together with industry partners. Get in touch with blockchain experts from the field during the hackathon and develop blockchain applications for a decentralized future together.

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New publication in the Computing Conference (2021) proceedings

(12.07.2021) The paper „Security in Distributed Ledger Technology: An Analysis of Vulnerabilities and Attack Vectors“ by Efthimios-Enias Gojka, Niclas Kannengießer, Benjamin Sturm, Jan Bartsch, und Ali Sunyaev has been published in the proceedings of the Computing Conference 2021.

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3rd PANDIA Consortium Meeting

(02.07.2021) On June 23, 2021, the third consortium meeting in the PANDIA project took place as an online event. In addition to the project partners, the VDI/VDE was also present.

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Wann kommt Gaia-X? Sebastian Lins im Interview mit Ute Häußler

(28.06.2021) Die souveräne Dateninfrastruktur Gaia-X verspricht europäischen Unternehmen eine sichere Digitalisierung – und schwankt doch zwischen Hoffnung und Bangen. Die Hürden scheinen noch riesig, wie genau das Mega-Projekt in die Praxis kommt...

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Special seminar Selected Issues WS21/22

(14.06.2021) This coming Wintersemeter 21/22 we are offering an exciting special seminar for Master's students. The goal of the seminar is to develop innovative, digital teaching concepts with online teaching in mind.

 

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Project DaWID publishes position paper "Data Sovereignty and Data Economy - Two Repulsive Forces?"

(11.06.2021) Citizens who have sovereignty over their data and at the same time the existence of organizations that create value with it —a dichotomy for many. However, the DaWID project aims to make this a reality by uniting data sovereignty for citizens and the data economy.

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New research article accepted for publication in Business & Information Systems Engineering (BISE)

(26.05.2021) Our new journal article “Artificial Intelligence as a Service – Classification and Research Directions“ by Sebastian Lins, Konstantin D. Pandl, Heiner Teigeler, Scott Thiebes, Calvin Bayer, and Ali Sunyaev has been accepted for publication in the journal Business & Information Systems Engineering as ‘Catchword’.

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New research article accepted for publication in Scientific Reports

(04.05.2021) Our new journal article “How detection ranges and usage stops impact digital contact tracing effectiveness for COVID-19“ by Konstantin Pandl, Scott Thiebes, Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, and Ali Sunyaev has been accepted for publication in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Cii joined the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL)

(28.04.2021) Since January 1, 2021, the Critical Information Infrastructures (cii) research group has joined the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology (KASTEL).

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COMMUNITY DAYS “Governance, Risk, Compliance in IT” on 29 & 30.04.2021

(27.04.2021) Sebastian Lins will on 30th April present the AUDITOR project in his talk “AUDITOR – Development of a new data protection certification for cloud services” at 11:30 am during the COMMUNITY DAYS. This two-day online event is about “IT outsourcing, managed services and cloud computing: IT-GRC in the context of external IT services”.

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New paper for the 2021 ACM Conference on Health, Inference, and Learning (CHIL ’21) accepted

(15.04.2021) Our new paper  Trustworthy machine learning for health care: scalable data valuation with the shapley value “ by Konstantin Pandl, Fabian Feiland, Scott Thiebes, and Ali Sunyaev has been accepted for the conference „CHIL '21: ACM Conference on Health, Inference, and Learning“, which is held on April 7th-8th 2021 as an online event. The full paper will be available online shortly after.

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Upcoming Event: "Datenschutz am Mittag"—Certification of Cloud Services

(12.04.2021) On 16.04.2021, the status of the AUDITOR project's work will be presented and an outlook on upcoming practice will be given at "Datenschutz am Mittag". 

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How do we build trustworthy AI-based systems? — An Interview with Prof. Ali Sunyaev

(06.04.2021) In an interview with KIT Link, Prof. Ali Sunyaev talks about how trustworthy AI-based systems can be build. KIT Link is a transatlantic network for the future of work. 

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New Article published in “Electronics“

(15.03.2021) We published our article “When Data Fly: An Open Data Trading System in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks” by Markus Lücking, Felix Kretzer, Niclas Kannengießer, Michael Beigl, Ali Sunyaev and Wilhelm Stork successfully in “Electronics“ 2021.

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First cii Blockchain Hackathon

(22.02.2021) From 25.03.2021-01.04.2021, we offer students of KIT the opportunity to design and implement Blockchain-based solutions for current challenges in practice. Get exciting insights into the potentials of blockchain by discussing the use of blockchain in different fields together with EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG, the Office for IT & Digitalization of the City of Karlsruhe and Stadtwerke Karlsruhe GmbH. 

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A new blog post on blockchain for open knowledge published

(19.02.2021) The research group cii has published a new post on the digilog@bw knowledge blog. In the post, Benjamin Sturm and Ali Sunyaev discuss the potential of blockchain technology in the context of open knowledge.

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Annual report 2020 of the cii research group published

(18.02.2021) The annual report includes many of the highlights from 2020, including information on publications, lectures and research projects.

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Best Theory Paper in Track @ ICIS 2020

(16.02.2021) The paper "Social Comparison in mHealth: The Role of Similar Others and Feelings of Envy" by Monica Fallon, Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, Scott Thiebes, Simon Warsinsky, and Ali Sunyaev has been awarded with the Best Theory Paper Award in the track IS in Healthcare at the 41st International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2020).

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New Article published in „Business & Information Systems Engineering“

(15.02.2021) Our article “Token Economy” by Ali Sunyaev, Niclas Kannengießer, Roman Beck, Horst Treiblmaier, Mary Lacity, Johann Kranz, Gilbert Fridgen, Ulli Spankowski and André Luckow was accepted for the Journal „Business & Information Systems Engineering“, an international journal for the design and utilization of information systems.

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Best Paper Award @ HICSS-54

(08.01.2021) The paper "Online at Will: A Novel Protocol for Mutual Authentication in Peer-to-Peer Networks for Patient-Centered Health Care Information Systems" by Imrana Abdullahi Yari, Tobias Dehling, Felix Kluge, Bjoern Eskofier und Ali Sunyaev has been awarded with the Best Paper Award at the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-54).

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Best Paper Nomination @ HICSS-54

(01.01.2021) The paper "Online at Will: A Novel Protocol for Mutual Authentication in Peer-to-Peer Networks for Patient-Centered Health Care Information Systems" by Imrana Abdullahi Yari, Tobias Dehling, Felix Kluge, Bjoern Eskofier, and Ali Sunyaev has been nominated for the Best Paper Award at HICSS-54.

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2021!

(22.12.2020) The cii research group wishes you a Merry Christmas, relaxing holidays and a good start into the New Year! We would also like to thank you for your cooperation in 2020 and are already looking forward to 2021. See you soon & stay healthy!

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Successful participation in the "1st International IDEATHON Challenge 2020"

(17.12.2020) A team of the cii research group participated in the “1st International IDEATHON Challenge” from December 11–13 and achieved 2nd place in the competition.

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Congratulations to Benjamin Sturm for his successful doctoral examination

(14.12.2020) On December 8, 2020 Benjamin Sturm successfully defended his PhD thesis! We say congratulations, Benjamin!

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Vorträge der cii Forschungsgruppe bei „Forum Privatheit“ 2020

(14.12.2020) The two accepted abstracts from the cii research group were presented at this year's annual conference "Forum Privatheit" 2020.

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Paper and Awards at the Pre-ICIS Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP 2020)

(14.12.2020) Malte Greulich from the cii research group presented a paper at the Pre-ICIS Annual Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP), which was held virtually as a pre-ICIS event on December 12, 2020.

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The research group is participating in the new research project to develop Federation Services for GAIA-X!

(06.11.2020) Within the GAIA-X project, the foundations for the development of a networked, open data infrastructure based on European values are being developed. The cii research group is supporting the "Compliance" work package as a subcontractor.

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New Article published in IEEE Access

(28.10.2020) We published our article “The Merits of a Decentralized Pollution-Monitoring System Based on Distributed Ledger Technology” von Markus Lücking, Niclas Kannengießer, Maurice Kilgus, Till Riedel, Michael Beigl, Ali Sunyaev und Wilhelm Stork in IEEE Access.

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New Article published in JMIR mhealth and uhealth!

(19.10.2020) We published our article “Archetypes of Gamification: Analysis of mHealth Apps” by Manuel Schmidt-Kraepelin, Philipp Toussaint, Scott Thiebes, Juho Hamari, and Ali Sunyaev in JMIR mhealth and uhealth. The article is now freely available via open access: https://mhealth.jmir.org/2020/10/e19280

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Four papers accepted at the Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) 2021

(16.10.2020) Four papers of the cii research group have been accepted for publication at the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), which will take place January 5-8, 2021.

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New Article published in the Electronic Markets Journal

(05.10.2020) We published our article “Trustworthy artificial intelligence” by Scott Thiebes, Sebastian Lins, and Ali Sunyaev in the Electronic Markets Journal. The article is now freely available via open access: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12525-020-00441-4​​​​​​​

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Exclusive Internships at Yale University in 2021!

(01.10.2020) Prof. Ali Sunyaev from the Critical Information Infrastructure Research Group at the Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods (AIFB) is offering a research internship in cooperation with Prof. Jakub Szefer at the Yale University. Bachelor students from the KIT can apply until November 1st, 2020 for an internship.

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Two papers accepted at the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) 2020

(30.09.2020) Two papers of the cii research group have been accepted at the 41th International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS), which will take place virtually, December 13-16, 2020.

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New DFG Project to Research Digitization in Health Care (KIT)

(17.09.2020) The German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding a new research project on digitization in the healthcare sector as part of its priority program "Digitization of the Workplace".

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New Article published in the Decision Sciences Journal

(10.09.2020) We published our article “Why Don't You Join In? A Typology of Information System Certification Adopters” by Sebastian Lins, Theresa Kromat, Julian Löbbers, Alexander Benlian and Ali Sunyaev in the Decision Sciences Journal.

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Surveys on privacy in mHealth Apps and the Corona-Warn-App in the PANDIA project

(07.09.2020) Our project PANDIA investigates various aspects of privacy in the field of health apps.

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Congratulations to Jens Lansing for his successful doctoral examination

(02.09.2020) On September 2, 2020 Jens Lansing successfully defended his PhD thesis! His dissertation is entitled „IS Certifications: Structure, Evaluation Process, and Impact on Trust and Decisions“.

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AI meets Distributed Ledger: building marketplaces, sharing data and breaking silos – Interview with Prof. Ali Sunyaev

(14.07.2020) In an interview published on June 10, 2020, Prof. Ali Sunyaev talks about the convergence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Distributed Ledger Technology to create systems with trustworthy AI.

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cii Research Group at conference "Forum Privatheit" 2020

(13.07.2020) Two submissions of the cii research group have been accepted for the virtual conference at "Forum Privatheit", which will take place November 12-13, 2020.

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First Articles Mention the DaWID Project

(29.06.2020) The DaWID project will provide the possibility of sovereign data handling for citizens while allowing a data centered value creation in form of a platform ecosystem.

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GAIA-X publishes new documents on the status quo of the project - The research group CII contributed to the Technical Architecture

(08.06.2020) With GAIA-X, representatives from politics, business and science from France and Germany, together with other European partners, create a proposal for the next generation of a data infrastructure for Europe.

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Faculty Teaching Award 2020 - Prof. Ali Sunyaev receives the teaching award of the KIT Faculty Economics and Management

(03.06.2020) Prof. Ali Sunyaev receives the teaching award of the KIT Faculty „Economics and Management" for outstanding interactive and practice-oriented courses on current topics such as "Cloud Computing, Blockchain, or IoT."

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New article published in the journal ACM Computing Surveys!

(02.06.2020) A new research paper was published in the journal ACM Computing Surveys titled “Trade-offs between Distributed Ledger Technology Characteristics” by Niclas Kannengießer, Sebastian Lins, Tobias Dehling, and Ali Sunyaev.

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Wann kommt Gaia-X? Sebastian Lins im Interview mit Ute Häußler

Die souveräne Dateninfrastruktur Gaia-X verspricht europäischen Unternehmen eine sichere Digitalisierung – und schwankt doch zwischen Hoffnung und Bangen. Die Hürden scheinen noch riesig, wie genau das Mega-Projekt in die Praxis kommt...

 

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Wann kommt Gaia-X? Sebastian Lins im Interview mit Ute Häußler

Die souveräne Dateninfrastruktur Gaia-X verspricht europäischen Unternehmen eine sichere Digitalisierung – und schwankt doch zwischen Hoffnung und Bangen. Die Hürden scheinen noch riesig, wie genau das Mega-Projekt in die Praxis kommt. Ute Häußler von WEKA FACHMEDIEN GmbH beleuchtet per Umfrage die Erwartungen und Befürchtungen. Die Forschungsgruppe cii beschäftigt sich bereits seit Initiierung mit dem Ökosystem Gaia-X und hat maßgeblich an der Spezifikation für den Federation Service ‚Compliance‘ mitgewirkt.

Link: https://www.elektroniknet.de/automation/industrie-40-iot/wann-kommt-gaia-x-auf-den-shopfloor.187453.html