Theses

Generally, we are interested in topics concerning IT security and privacy with an emphasis on human factors. Feel free to take a look at our recent publications for an overview over the institute's research direction.

Thesis Contact

We do not offer a pre-compiled list of thesis topics, but prefer to find an individual thesis topic based on your interest and skills.

As a foundation for discussing possible thesis topics matching your skills and interests, please include the following information in your email:

We do accept theses (and emails) in English or German.

You can contact us via email at theses@sec.uni-hannover.de

Please note: It might take some time to hear back from us, as we receive a large amount of thesis-related emails. If you really want to write a thesis with us, feel free to send a reminder email after a week or so to bump your request back to the top of our stack.

Completed Theses

2020

Hannah Deters (BSc)
SSID Snooper: Ein Framework zum Identifizieren datenschutzbezogener Informationen in SSIDs
Jasper Houben (BSc)
Analyse des Einsatzes von Anti Ad-Block Ansätzen mittels bildbasierter Verfahren
Jan Krägenbring (BSc)
CTFronted: Management Interface for CTF-Challenges in Security Teaching
Miriam Schierding (BSc)
An Examination of Security Software Developers’ Usability Decisions
Simon Stork (BSc)
Design einer Nutzerstudie zur DSGVO-Compliance von Websites
Christian Thoms (MSc)
Virtualisation-based Infrastructe for Practical IT-Security Exercises

2019

Alexander Krause (BSc)
wh173 h47 h4ck1n6: Eine disziplinübergreifende CTF-Challenge zu Lehrzwecken
Jannik Meinecke (BSc)
Automatisches Framework zur Unterstützung von Forschern bei der Durchführung von Mturk Studien
Florian Gruhlke (BSc)
A Feasibility Study of Classifying Security Advice for Developers
Fabian Johannsen (BSc)
An Empirical Study of Alexa Skills Metadata in the Amazon Store
Jascha Schütte (BSc)
Plattform zur Visualisierung von TLS Parametern
Konstantin Fischer (MSc @RUB)
'So I found your Password in this breach...' - Towards Measuring the Effectiveness of Data Driven Password Nudges
Anna Lena Rothaler (BSc @RUB)
An Interview Study to Identify Challenges on Operating Platforms for Investigative Journalism

2018

David Wischnjak (BSc)
Eine Sicherheitsanalyse mobiler Krankenkassenapplikationen
Marcel Jahnke (BSc)
Stärkung mentaler Modelle mit Animationen: Eine Fallstudie für Secure Messaging
Daniel Klamt (BSc)
Traffic Analysis in Home Networks for Botnet Detection
Gerald Wiese (BSc)
Erkennen von Botnet-Infektionen im Kontext von Local Area Networks
Michael Gunder (BSc)
Integration von Zertifikaten für Sicherheitskritische Web-Entwicklung
Bjoern Noetel (BSc)
Crypto-Bot: Anwendungsfall getriebene Generierung sicherer und gut benutzbarer Kryptografischer Code Snippets
Philip Ostendorf (BSc)
Identifying Insecure Internet of Things Devices in a Local Area Network
Niklas Busch (MSc)
Design, Implementierung und Evaluation eines Werkzeuges zur benutzerfreundlichen Systemhärtung