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21 August 2018

A Slam for Cybersecurity@TU Delft

This year has been the most successful year for TU Delft’s Cybersecurity group so far, and marks the first year in which the group was able to place a paper in every single one of the Big Four.

20 August 2018

Simple human errors often cause cyber security breaches

A company leaking private data of millions of customers, or becoming a victim of cyber-attacks costing hundreds of thousands to millions of Euros has become an almost daily occurrence, in what seems to be highly sophisticated attacks. “When investigating these attacks more closely however, they are actually often not sophisticated, and neither are the vulnerabilities that lead to them,” says Tobias Fiebig, assistant professor at TPM and leading researcher.

17 August 2018

First large-scale market analysis of underground cybercrime economy

Cybercrime is easier to carry out as more and more online criminal services (commodities) become available. TU Delft researcher Rolf van Wegberg investigated the extent and growth of this specific online underground economy.

07 June 2018

TU Delft helps develop digital ID for use on your phone

In addition to your passport and driving licence, a phone application that enables you to prove your identity quickly and securely and also offers even more privacy options could soon be possible. As part of the Dutch Blockchain Coalition, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft, The Netherlands) has joined forces with the Netherlands Identity Data Agency (RvIG), a division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Kingdom Relations (BZK), IDEMIA (the current manufacturer of Dutch passports) and law firm CMS, in developing an initial prototype for a digital stamp that could fulfil this purpose in the future. This digital identity is based on TU Delft’s innovative blockchain technology, known as Trustchain. The prototype was demonstrated at a BZK event held on 7 June. After the summer, a consumer trial of this technology will be launched in two Dutch municipalities.

14 April 2018

De risico’s van de ‘connected car'