Welcome to the KIT Graduate School Cyber Security

In virtually all areas of information technology today, cyber security is of the utmost importance. In a highly digitalized world with highly digitalized economies, protection against cyber attacks is crucial. In recent years, the news have been littered with reports on attacks on individuals, businesses, hospitals, local administrations, government institutions, and critical infrastructures. More than anything else, these events illustrate that demand for cutting-edge expertise in the field of cyber security is high.

The KIT Graduate School Cyber Security provides doctoral students with state-of-the-art technical, scientific, and interdisciplinary skills, enabling them to respond effectively to present and future security challenges. As a nexus in a multifaceted field, the school brings together the different security disciplines at KIT. It organizes regular networking events and serves as a platform for interdisciplinary work and the exchange of ideas among doctoral, post-doctoral, and senior researchers.


CyberSec Seminar

On 12 July 2022, 10:30 am, the first session of our brand new CyberSec Seminar Series for doctoral researchers will take place. Our first speaker tandem consists of Qi Zhao and Patricia Guerra Balboa. More information here.

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Distinguished Lecture Online

The video of Prof. Lorenzo Cavallaro's insightful talk "Transcending TRANSCEND: Revisiting Malware Classification in the Presence of Concept Drift" is now online. You can find it here.


On 23 June, 2:30 pm, the Graduate School will hold its official kick-off event. Join our digital information event to learn more about the school's offers for doctoral researchers, its qualification concept, and our events. More information here.

Distinguished Lecture Series

This month's Distinguished Lecture will be given by Professor Lorenzo Cavallaro (King's College London). On 23 June 2022 at 4 p.m., Prof. Cavallaro will provide an introduction to the field of malware classification. More information here.