Encryption for everyone
End-to-end encryption ensures that only sender and recipient are able to read messages in plain text. Fraunhofer SIT’s Volksverschlüsselung simplifies the distribution of cryptographic codes in such a way that even a layman is able to manage it easily.MORE INFO
App security testing tool
Most apps, be they for internet shopping, gaming or social networking, are aimed at private users. But there are hidden risks for businesses. A new test framework will help to uncover gaps in app security and detect malware.LEARN MORE
Study: On the Security of Cloud Storage Services
The security of cloud storage services is often inadequate. This is the result of a study by the Fraunhofer Institute for Secure Information Technology, that tested various providers.DOWNLOAD NOW
BizzTrust - Two Smartphones in One
Security experts at Fraunhofer SIT have developed a smartphone solution that separates the business area from the personal area.WATCH FILM
Open Doors with your Smartphone
Keys in your Smartphone
Key2Share is a smartphone solution for NFC-enabled locks. It turns smartphones into door openers for cars, hotel rooms and offices. Access rights can be flexibly managed with a smartphone app. A special security architecture on the smartphone protects cryptographic keys from malware.
Secure and efficient use of cloud-storage services. OmniCloud offers flexible encryption and prevents provider lock-in.WATCH SMARTSHOW
A joint research team of Fraunhofer SIT and TU Darmstadt found 56 million sets of unprotected data in cloud databases. Among them were many sensitive information like email addresses, passwords, health records.
The Israeli Ambassador Yakov Hadas-Handelsman visited Fraunhofer SIT to discuss the new cybersecurity research partnership between the Institute and Israel. In cooperation with leading academic research institutions in Israel Fraunhofer SIT will establish a Cybersecurity Innovation Center in Israel.
For her work "Pretty Bad Privacy: Pitfalls of DNS Encryption" Dr. Haya Shulman has received the Applied Networking Research Prize (ANRP). The ANRP is awarded for recent results in applied networking research that are relevant for transitioning into shipping Internet products and related standardization efforts.