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The IT University of Copenhagen launches Center for Information Security and Trust

Carsten SchürmannBusiness IT DepartmentComputer Science DepartmentDigital Design DepartmentIT security

March 11, 2019

With the establishment of a multidisciplinary research center, the IT University aims to create a foundation for raising the level of IT security in Denmark so that it matches current and future cyber threats.

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

Carsten SchürmannComputer Science DepartmentResearchIT security

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

Carsten SchürmannComputer Science DepartmentResearchIT securitydemocracy

February 22, 2018

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

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

Carsten SchürmannComputer Science DepartmentResearchdemocracyIT securitye-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

Carsten SchürmannComputer Science DepartmentResearchalgorithmsdemocracydigitizatione-governmentinnovationIT securitymanagement

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.

Carsten Schürmann on CAST IT

CAST IT: Electronic Elections

Carsten SchürmannComputer Science DepartmentResearchdemocracyIT securitycast ITThore Husfeldt

May 19, 2017

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