Empirical Security

About the Empirical Security Node

We work on understanding and improving real-world security in the digital and networked world. To this end, we carry out empirical studies to identify and mitigate critical flaws that arise either from the technology itself or from the way it is being used.

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Dr Ralph Holz

Information Technologies

Empirical security measurements, Practical security, Network security
ralph.holz at


A/Prof Uwe Roehm
Dr Frank Smith