Over the last decade, Internet applications have evolved from their first cornerstones such as e-mail and plain text web pages, to a vast range of services such as online banking and shopping, virtual private networks, IP telephony and peer-to-peer systems, just to name a selection of the most important.
Besides this, with regards to emerging trends in the field of ubiquitous and pervasive computing, this implies that a lack of security would no longer only affect your computer, but also your car and medical care, and this poses a crucial demand for security which has become unignorably loud.
Safe communication is essential as the underlying protocols have to meet high standards of
The development and evaluation of networking protocols which offer the properties mentioned above is carried out by KOM's security Group led by Dr.-Ing. Matthias Hollick.