Teaching at the Professorship of Cyber Trust

Theses and Student Projects

We offer motivated students interested in our research projects the opportunity to write their Thesis (Bachelor or Master) or to conduct Guided Research Projects.

Application

Please send your application to one of our chair members via email, including your motivation (i.e. why you are interested in our research), a short CV and your current Examination Report (TUMonline → Studies → Transcripts → Print Examination Report). Please do not hesitate to contact us for further information.

Open Student Projects

This list is not comprehensive. Please browse through our researchers' websites if you are looking for different topics you may be interested to work on.

Title Type Advisor

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Assigned Student Projects

Title Type Advisor
Seamless Synergy: Unifying Local Development and Cloud Execution in Machine Learning DevOps Bachelor

J. Grossklags

D. Zhu

Comparative Study of Web Analytics on Common Websites and Their Compliance with Data Protection Regulations Bachelor E. Syrmoudis
Exploring People's Interest in Social Credit System using Baidu Index Search Data Bachelor C. Löfflad
Systematic literature review on user's attitudes toward content moderation by AI-based models on platforms. Bachelor Ch. Ullstein
Analyzing the Influence of Chinese Data Protection Regulations on Foreign Companies Operating in China: An Empirical Study Bachelor M. Chen
Regulating Digital Gatekeepers: An Analysis of the Digital Markets Act and Its Implications Master

E. Syrmoudis

J. Grossklags

Enhancing AI Security and Privacy through Participatory AI: A Study in the Context of the EU's AI Act's Essential Requirements Master Ch. Ullstein
Review of regulatory approaches towards content moderation by AI-based models on platforms. Bachelor Ch. Ullstein
Basis of ethical moderation tooling: How to evaluate and build context-sensitive ethics and care into moderation technology Master

T. Kuo

J. Grossklags

Analyzing User Awareness and Practical Adoption of Countermeasures against Digital Fingerprinting Bachelor

E. Syrmoudis

J. Grossklags

Analyzing societal awareness of digital fingerprinting Bachelor

E. Syrmoudis

J. Grossklags

Internetzensur inmitten von COVID-19: Eine datengestützte Analyse rund um den Globus Guided Research M. Chen
A Critical Investigation of Personalized AI-based Interventions against Online Norm Violations Guided Research J. Grossklags

Completed Student Projects

Title Type Year
Development and Analysis of a Risk Assessment System for Emails based on Network Data Master 2024
Facial Processing Technology in India: Application and Public Opinion Bachelor 2024
Systematic literature review on user's attitudes toward content moderation by AI-based models on platforms. Bachelor 2024
Types of AI-based content moderation and current use of such approaches on platforms. Bachelor 2024
Exploring and Mapping People's Perceptions of Generative AI: A Structured Literature Review Bachelor 2024
A Comparison of Citizens' Experiences With Generative AI and Facial Recognition Technologies With Expert's Interest in Citizens' Opinion on These Technologies. Bachelor 2024
Towards More Inclusive AI: A Comprehensive Analysis of Participation in Participatory AI Research Projects Bachelor 2024
Enhancing User Privacy: An Analysis of GDPR Article 17 and the Erasure of Personal Data from All Forms of Online Content Bachelor

2024

Programme zur Erkennung von Gesichtsemotionen sind noch nicht ausreichend entwickelt: Überblick über Tools Guided Research 2024
Analyzing Media Coverage on the Chinese Social Credit System: A Comparative Study using Unsupervised and Supervised Topic Modeling Bachelor 2023
Will IT professionals ever be replaced? The perceptions of IT professionals in the context of generative AI and low code applications Bachelor 2023

Understanding The State of the Art of Publicly-Available Deepfake Generation Tools

Bachelor 2023
Understanding The State of the Art of Publicly-Available Deepfake Detection Tools. Bachelor 2023
Detection of Hate Speech in the Wild Master 2023

An Exploration of the Current Stakeholder Debate on Facial Processing Technologies

Master 2023
A Survey Study on Individuals' Understanding of Personal Data Classification Practices Master 2023
A Qualitative Analysis of Consumers' Experiences With Credit Scoring Systems Bachelor 2023
A Case Study on Moderation on TikTok Bachelor 2023
How do resistance factors against AI differ across different levels of organizational hierarchy? Bachelor 2023
Mixed Method Analysis on the Southamericans' Perception of Facial AI Inferences Bachelor 2023
Systematic literature review on facial analysis in AI in academic research: common inferences, motivations and biases Bachelor 2023
Understanding Hate Speech Victims' Needs in the Wild Master 2023
Towards an Automated Approach for Detecting Counter Speech in Online Communities Master 2023
Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence through European standardization, certification and overall technical standards: an economic and cultural competitive advantage on a global scale? Bachelor 2023
Comprehensive Review of Participatory Approaches for Fostering a Discourse on AI: Formats and Impact Bachelor 2023
A Data-Driven Investigation of Social Media Platforms on the Progress of the Chinese Social Credit System Master 2023
Structured Literature Review: Participatory AI Master 2023
Dienstauswahl und Wechselentscheidung: Nutzerbindung auf interoperablen Marktplätzen Guided Research 2023
Computer, how should we regulate artificial intelligence? Using NLP to Study the Public Consultation on the AI Act Proposal Master 2023
Qualitative Analysis of Submissions of the European Commission's Call for Feedback on the AI Act Proposal Bachelor 2023
The EU Artificial Intelligence Act Proposal's Approach to Regulating Biometric Systems Bachelor 2023
How do social media platforms tackle sexism? A comprehensive comparison of community guidelines and their implementation from the user's perspective. Bachelor 2023
Development and User-Oriented Evaluation of a NLP-Based Tool for the Detection and Distinction of Benevolent and Hostile Sexism on Social Media Master 2023
An Analysis of Mobile App Privacy Policies between 2018 and 2022 Bachelor 2023
Community Guidelines and their Enforcement in Volunteer Online Communities Master 2023
Development and User-Oriented Evaluation of a NLP-Based Tool for the Detection and Distinction of Benevolent and Hostile Sexism on Social Media Master 2023
Information Security Measures for a Digitalized Post Market Surveillance of Medical Devices Master 2023
Comparing Machine Learning Models for Breaking CAPTCHAs in Darknet Marketplaces Bachelor 2023
Are all Reports of Sexist Content Dealt with Equally? Investigating Biases Of Social Media Reporting Mechanisms Bachelor 2023
Sexism on Social Media - Extent, Handling and Possible Solutions from Moderators' Point of View. Bachelor 2023
Requirement Elicitation for AI Interventions against sexist behavior on Instagram based on interviews with female influencers Bachelor 2023
Comprehensive Review of Facial Inference AI tools that are currently used/ placed on the market Master 2023
How are Consumers' Credit Scores protected during Economic Crisis? - A Comparative Analysis of Credit Scoring Systems in the U.S and China Bachelor 2022
An Investigation of the Measures of the Credit Scoring Industry for Protecting Consumers during Economic Crises. Bachelor 2022
Identifizierung von Themen in der Reflexion über Speculative Design-Artefakte unter Verwendung von NLP Guided Research 2022
Effects of Nudging and Reputation Mechanisms on the Trustworthiness on E-Commerce Platforms - A Comparative Survey Bachelor 2022
A Study on the Chinese Social Credit System - Based on the Perspective of Chinese Internet Enterprises Bachelor 2022
An Empirical Investigation of the Helpfulness of Online Product Reviews - A Case Study on Amazon. Bachelor 2022
Data Portability and Erasure: GDPR Compliance of Third-Party Tracking Vendors Master 2022
Extraction and Insertion of Personal Data from/to Online Services: An Empirical Analysis of the Governance of Personal Data Bachelor 2022
The Effectiveness of GitHub’s Security Interventions on Code Security Bachelor 2022
Data portability under GDPR Art. 20: An empirical examination of data exports and imports Bachelor 2022
Data Portability between Online Services: GDPR Compliance and Security Implications Bachelor 2022
Economics of Interoperability - Data and Privacy in Interconnected Ecosystems Master 2022
Extraction and Insertion of Personal Data from/to Online Services: An Empirical Analysis of the Governance of Personal Data Bachelor 2022
A Serious Game for Cloud Security Master 2022
Methodology and Implementation of a Cyber Security Risk Management Tool Master

2022

On the relationships between different Android frameworks and associated security issues Master 2022
Nudging to Increase the SARS-CoV-2 Vaccination Rate Bachelor 2022
Comparison of Contact Tracing by Smartphone Apps during the Covid-19 Pandemic in the United Kingdom and China Bachelor 2022
A comparative analysis of nudge units and the Chinese Social Credit System Master 2022
Development of an Application for the Visualization of Data Exports under Article 20 GDPR Bachelor 2022
The perception of AI decision-making in the advertisement and hiring context: A mixed-methods analysis of influence factors. Master 2022
Fighting corruption and fraud concerning EU funds by making use of smart city technologies Master 2022
A Quantitative Analysis of Rule-Breaking Behavior in an Online Community Bachelor 2022
A Survey Study on Intervention against Online Hate Speech and its Implications Master 2021
Peer Review Verification with Verifiable Credentials and Zero-Knowledge Proofs Master 2021
How Useful is the GDPR´s Right to Data Portability? An Empirical Study Bachelor 2021
Evaluating on the ball decision making from shooting positions in Professional Soccer Master 2021
Unfamiliar Ground: Real World Analysis of a Modern NIST-Guided Password Policy Bachelor 2021
Development and usage of automated systems for content moderation Master 2021
Measuring the Effectiveness of Security Warnings on GitHub Bachelor 2021
A Comparative Study about Nudge Units in Different Countries Bachelor 2021
An ethical analysis of user modeling techniques for social media networks Bachelor 2021
History of Security Advice on Stack Overflow Master

2021

A Comparison of the acceptance of contact-tracing apps in the Covid-19 pandemic in the USA, India, the UK and Germany Bachelor 2021
How should Android vulnerabilities be disclosed? An Analysis of Android Security Bulletins. Master 2021
Measuring Code Review in the Linux Kernel Master 2021
Bewertung der Einhaltung von Software-Sicherheitsstandards in kontinuierlicher Software-Entwicklung Guided Research 2021
Prototypical implementation and evaluation of an anonymization solution for textual data. Master 2020
Natural Language Semantic Code Search Using Learning to Rank Master 2020
An Empirical Analysis of Enterprise Credit Reporting Systems in China Bachelor 2020
An Empirical Evaluation of the Right to Erasure in the GDPR Bachelor 2020
The Right to Data Portability - Impact on Digital Platforms Master 2020
Fairness in the Chinese Social Credit Systems - A Contest-Based Approach to Answering a Design Question Master 2020
Investigating the maturity of IT security of emerging companies in Germany according to a maturity model Master 2020
Data Portability: Empirical Study on User Expectations about Data Exports from Social Network Sites Bachelor 2020
An analysis of hate comments in the Korean Internet Society Bachelor 2020
An Empirical Evaluation of the Right to Erasure in the GDPR Bachelor 2020
The Perceived Value of Our Data – A User's Perspective on Data Portability in the Context of Social Media Bachelor 2020
End User Awareness of IoT Device Users in the domain of smart homes - A survey study Bachelor 2020
Show Don't Tell: Improving user perception and understanding of privacy or anti-tracking tools Master 2020
Analysis of process mining in the context of cyber security with the example of identity and access management Master 2020
Social Media Behavior in the Context of Genealogy Platforms Bachelor 2020
"I understand it now, which I like. But trust? No!" - The Relation Between Transparency & Trust in Visual Data-Based Automated Hiring Procedures. Bachelor 2020
A survey study on mobile operating system upgrade practices Master 2020
A data-driven comparative analysis of blacklists and redlists in the Chinese Social Credit System Bachelor 2020
An investigation of the Critical Infrastructure requirements as owner of a Critical Infrastructure Bachelor 2019
Development of the Social Credit System in China and how it effects German Companies Bachelor 2019
A comprehensive empirical study on the Android patching ecosystem Master 2019
A Survey Study on the Treatment of Personal Friends' Data in the Context of Smartphone Usage Bachelor 2019
Implementation of the Critical Infrastructure requirements as owner of a Critical Infrastructure Bachelor 2019
Search Engine for Security Documentation Guided Research 2019
Learning Program Representations from Big Code Guided Research 2019
Analysis of pseudonymous data to evaluate information flow in web-based fringe communities Master 2019
An open-source intelligence collection and analysis platform for actionable product threat intelligence and coordinated cyber incident response Master 2019
Analysis of the Changes in Privacy Policies for Mobile Apps Master 2019
Privacy Related Behavior, Lifestyles, Trust and Knowledge: Do People Securely Erase Confidential Data? Bachelor 2019
Privacy and Data Sensitivity in Health Promotion Apps: Perceptions in Private and Workplace Health Apps Master 2019
KRACK Attack: Security and Security Awareness in Multiperson Households Bachelor 2018