Semesterwochenstunden 2 Vorlesung + 2 Übung
ECTS-Punkte 6
Modulverantwortlicher Prof. Dr. Michael Backes


The students will acquire a comprensive knowledge of the privacy threats in the digital society, a deep understanding of the theoretical foundations of information privacy, and hands-on experience on the state-of-the-art in privacy-enhancing technologies.


  • Privacy in databases
  • Privacy in web services
  • Privacy in cloud computing
  • Privacy in e-cash
  • Privacy in e-voting
  • Anonymous communication networks
  • Censorship circumvention techniques
  • Trusted Computing
  • Private information retrieval
  • Oblivious protocols
  • Zero knowledge proofs and privacy-preserving credentials
  • Practical secure multiparty computation