RTG Privacy and Trust for Mobile Users
The Doctoral College “Privacy and Trust for Mobile Users” is a highly interdisciplinary collaboration between Computer Science and the fields of Law, Sociology, Information Systems (in Economics), and Usability (in Psychology) funded as Research Training Group by the German National Science Foundation (DFG). We aim at improving the position of mobile users—think of Smartphone users—vis-a-vis Internet-based services, social networks, and sensor-augmented environments (summarized as 'networks').
In the mobile users' experience, these networks and the players therein are becoming increasingly opaque while the users themselves are becoming increasingly transparent. In a multi-disciplinary effort, our Doctoral College counters these “paired trends”—transparent users and opaque networks—with the “paired goals” privacy & trust: privacy is considered as the main instrument for limiting user transparency, while assessing the expected trustworthiness of players in the network is considered as the main instrument for countering the opaqueness of the network players.
Get to know the members of our Research Training Group and their areas of expertise.
The RTG Privacy and Trust for Mobile Users maintains mutually beneficial relationships with several corporate partners.
News and Activities
Federal research minister and Hessian minister of science visit Darmstadt‘s center for cyber-security research.
Federal minister Anja Karliczek and minister of state Boris Rhein visit CRISP. go
Joint forum of CRISP and the RTG 2050 will take place on July 12th 2018. weiter
Fruitful 12th Joint Workshop of German RTGs in Computer Science. go