Beside our teaching activities, the KTDS lab offers numerous projects concerning modern topics within IT security and computer networks. The following lists summarise some of our current focus areas.
IPv6 - Next Generation InternetHow good are requirements (such as mobility, IT security, etc.) supported by IPv6? How can IPv6 networks efficiently be managed and monitored?
VirtualisationWithin a virtual environment (e.g. cloud computing), how can security objectives (confidentiality, integrity, authenticity,..) be ensured?
Authentication systemsCertificates, biometrics, etc.. What are quality characteristics? What is a suitable context?
Secure Internet-of-ThingsWhat are the threats that arise through connecting smart devices within a local area network or the internet? Which security measures should and can be taken? Is this possible without interfering with the functionality of such devices?
Network securityaddressing technical questions and challenges in managing and running
Internet access and firewall systems
Design and installation of large computer networksSet-up of web infrastructures
Wireless networksMANETs, Wireless LAN, Bluetooth, IR, RFID, ...
Virtual Private NetworksHow do VPNs work? What are suitable application scenarios?
Intrusion DetectionHow can attacks or attack patterns (automatically) be detected?
IT security managementSecurity analyses and concepts on a technical and organisational layer, security audits and risk management.
Service Level ManagementQuality-of-service, service management, ITIL. How can the quality of web services be specified, monitored and verified? ITIL compliant Service Management, Ende-zu-Ende-Service-Monitoring und -Reporting, Spezifikation von SLAs und OLAs