Welcome!

This is the web presence of the biometrics and internet security research group da/sec. The group is affiliated with Hochschule Darmstadt and the Center for Research in Security and Privacy (CRISP) and is led by Prof. Dr. Harald Baier and Prof. Dr. Christoph Busch. The focus of the group is on highly innovative and applied IT security research in the special fields of biometrics, internet security and digital forensics. Our current research topics include:

  • Fingerprint recognition and recognition performance
  • Iris recognition
  • Gait recognition
  • Vein recognition
  • Ear recognition
  • Speaker recognition
  • Network anomaly detection
  • Botnet C&C detection
  • Attack mitigation and response
  • Host-based intrusion detection
  • Fuzzy hashing
  • Smartphone forensics