Master's thesis: Social Engineering Awareness using Serious Games

Posted on January 02, 2021 in Cybersecurity

Last year I have attained my master's degree in Computer Science majoring in IT-Security. It has been a very long journey, but in the end I passed with distinction. I have to admit, I am especially proud of my master's thesis, which was jointly written with my fellow-student Saed Alavi …

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Countermeasures against Social Engineering Attacks

Posted on March 30, 2019 in Cybersecurity

In this blog post, the basics of social engineering attacks will be explained and corresponding ways to mitigate/prevent those attacks as well. The motivation behind this article is to strengthen IT security by providing a collection of countermeasures, which potentially can generate some level of protection. At least, I …

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