Summer School “Economics of IT Security and Privacy”

From August 7-11, 2017, secUnity invites to its second summer school at Technische Universität Darmstadt. This event is organized by the Chair for Software Business and Information Management ( and will focus on research topics related to economic and interdisciplinary approaches to IT security and privacy.

The secUnity Summer School on Economics of IT Security and Privacy provides an opportunity to Master and PhD students as well as young scholars to learn more about IT security and privacy in general as well as in relation to business models and legal aspects. The event will be a mix of lectures and hands-on exercises, allowing the students to learn how to design a business model in the context of IT security and privacy which will be reviewed at the end of the event. Furthermore, we offer a multifaceted program covering theoretical and practical aspects in the lectures.

Topics covered during the summer school include (among others):

• Introduction to IT Security and Privacy

• IT Security Management

• Ethical Hacking and National Security

• IT Security Research

• Entrepreneurship and E-Business

• Legal Aspects of IT Security and Privacy

• …


August 7-11, 2017.

Entry Requirements

Participant should be at the end of their bachelor studies (5th semester and higher), or pursuing
master/PhD studies. Additionally, participants should be highly interested in topics like IT security,
privacy, entrepreneurship and other economic issues. Bachelor students will be considered if they
exhibit special qualifications like participation in security projects or student exchange programs.

Register here: 

No fees for students, 500€ for industry participants.

Cannot be provided, list of hotels available for participants.

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