Center for Information Security and Trust

Center for Information Security and Trust (CIST) is a multidisciplinary research center working with many aspects of IT Security.

The ITU Center for Information Security and Trust (ITU CIST) provides a multidisciplinary research environment, delivering knowledge and capacity necessary to tackle modern cybersecurity challenges from a societal, legal, organizational, and technical point of view.

ITU CIST draws on expertise in information security, computer science, social science, law and philosophy, covering the range of basic research in security science to applied research in systems-building and analysis of the implications to society. 

CIST is a part of the IT University and Carsten Schuman is the group coordinator. The researchers of the center are conducting both primary and applied research.  

CIST also provides research-based multidisciplinary Bachelor's and Master's programs within information security in order to meet the need for cybersecurity experts.

The researchers of CIST is happy to take part in constructive dialog and cooperate with both public organisations and private companies as well as other academic 

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