ITU researcher becomes leader of OWASP in Copenhagen

IT securityResearchComputer Science DepartmentCollaborations

March 28, 2019

OWASP, one of the world's most recognized software security organisations, has appointed member of the newly established Center for Information and Trust (CIST), Alessandro Bruni, as local leader in Copenhagen. He expects to organise four OWASP events per year.

Andrzej Wasowski.

VILLUM grant for ITU project on privacy protection

IT securityResearchComputer Science Departmentdata storagegrantsAndrzej Wasowski

September 10, 2018

Professor Andrzej Wąsowski receives DKK 2 million for an experimental research project that aims to increase privacy for users of digital technologies in the data-driven economy using new methods.

ITU researcher shows how to hack the Emmy Awards on a popular American TV show

IT securityResearchCarsten SchürmannComputer Science Department

June 12, 2018

Carsten Schürmann, associate professor and election security expert, demonstrated how to manipulate the result of the Emmy awards in an interview with Nathan Fielder, the host of the popular TV show, Nathan For You, which is pre-nominated for an award.


IT security is vital for the democratic process

IT securityResearchCarsten SchürmannComputer Science Departmentdemocracy

February 22, 2018

Many countries are digitizing the electoral process. Associate professor Carsten Schürmann explores how it can be done without jeopardizing voters' trust.

Ivan Damgård.

CAST IT: Secure Multi-Party Computation

IT securityResearchcast ITprivacyThore Husfeldt

December 6, 2017

Thore Husfeldt talks to Ivan Bjerre Damgård, one of the world’s leading researchers in cryptography, about internet security, authentication, privacy.


CAST IT: Cybersecurity And Star Wars

IT securityResearchcast ITsoftwareThore Husfeldt

September 20, 2017

Cybersecurity and the early history of software engineering are among the topics discussed in this episode of CAST IT, featuring Rebecca Slayton.

USA: Virginia ditches DRE voting machines after ITU researcher’s hack

IT securityResearchCarsten SchürmannComputer Science Departmentdemocracye-government

September 12, 2017

In July 2017 associate professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, Carsten Schürmann made the headlines in the international media with a hack that demonstrated the vulnerabilities of the DRE voting machines used in the U.S. elections. Now these voting machines are decertified in the state of Virginia.

Carsten Schürmann, lektor på ITU.

ITU researcher’s hack of a US voting machine makes headlines around the world

IT securityResearchCarsten SchürmannComputer Science Departmentalgorithmsdemocracydigitizatione-governmentinnovationmanagement

August 1, 2017

Carsten Schürmann, Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen, hacked an American WINVote machine at DEF CON, one of the world's largest hacker conventions. The hack has now been receiving a lot attention in some of the worlds most influential media.

Professor Roman Beck

New center will turn Denmark into a blockchain hub

IT securityResearchRoman BeckBusiness IT DepartmentEntrepreneurshipCollaborationsEducationComputer Science DepartmentBlockchaininnovationprivacy

June 15, 2017

Blockchain technologies will revolutionize IT systems worldwide. However the revolution comes with both opportunities and challenges in a broad range of areas. At the IT University of Copenhagen, professor Roman Beck has now established European Blockchain Center, which will ensure that Denmark is at the forefront of the field.

Carsten Schürmann on CAST IT

CAST IT: Electronic Elections

IT securityResearchComputer Science Departmentdemocracycast ITCarsten SchürmannThore Husfeldt

May 19, 2017

In this podcast, Thore Husfeldt discusses digital democracy with ITU researcher Carsten Schürmann.