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Katharina Krombholz

Katharina Krombholz

is key researcher at SBA Research and tenure-track faculty member at CISPA − Helmholtz Center for Information Security, Saarbrücken.

Research Interests

Katharina’s research focuses on usable security, more specific on

  • understanding and changing user behavior,
  • making cryptographic tools more user-friendly,
  • privacy and security in the Internet of Things.


Bio

Katharina is currently tenure-track faculty member at CISPA and head of the Usable Security Group, Empirical and Behavioral Security Research Area.

Before that, she was senior researcher at SBA Research. She completed her PhD in November 2016 with distinction. She also received a master’s degree in Media Informatics from TU Wien in 2012.

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