PD Dr. rer. nat. Corinna Schmitt

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Gebäude Carl-Wery-Str. 22, Zimmer 1606
+49 89 6004 7314
corinna.schmitt@unibw.de

PD Dr. rer. nat. Corinna Schmitt

Head of Secure IoT

Coordinator of teaching and contact person for academic matters (including doctoral theses) of the "Network Security" Group.

 

Homepage: https://www.corinna-schmitt.de

 

 

Office hours

 

  • Due to the known instructions of our president, there will be no in-person office hours until further notice!
  • As an alternative I offer a telko.  Just send me an email with request information and I will offer you an remote-appointment.

 

 

Awards since 06/2018

 

  • Best Paper Award in Track Cyber Security and Software @DASC 2020
  • Best Paper Award in Session Cybersecurity @DASC 2020 
  • 1st Place - Best Professional Paper Competition @ ICNS 2019
  • Best Paper Award in Session Secure Communication @ DASC 2019  

 

Research topics and open theses (language ENG/GER)

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  • SecureWSN - Secure and efficient Wireless Sensor Network (see also https://corinna-schmitt.de/securewsn.html):
    • Implementation of security solutions (pdf) (BA/MA)
    • Optimization of system lifetime using energy harvesting mechanisms
    • Extension of visualization mechanisms
    • Linkage of other sensor networks using different operating systems and hardware to CoMaDa and WebMaDa
    • Indoor localization and and their security vulnerabilities
    • Node Localization finding node again or to optimize routing
    • Adaptive Clustering within the WSN
    • WSN Digital Twin (for testing purposes before deployment)
    • Inclusion of intrusion detection system in SecureWSN

 

  • Topics offered in cooperation with the DLR:
    • Security Architecture for LDACS (pdf) (MA)
    • Distributed Trust in Mobile Environments for Digital Aeronautical Communications (pdf) (MA)

 

  • Topic offered in cooperation with the BND:
    • Automotive Security (MA)

 

  • The content of the proposed topics will be adapted to the thesis type and can be shifted a bit based on discussions and interest.
  • Another idea from your side? Get in touch and let's talk about it!

 

Topics for "Competence Trainings" (description in GER)

 

  • Implementation einer automatisierte Routine im WebMaDa-Admin Tool zum Löschen von WSNs in MySQL-Datenbank
  • Implementierungsarbeiten zur Visualization von Sensordaten und Enduser mehr flexiblere Darstellungen zu ermöglichen --> Kurzbeschreibung
  • Integration eines Updatemechanismus für Meßintervalle in SecureWSN nach dem Prinzip der  bidiektionaler Kommunikation
  • AAA Management --> Kurzbeschreibung
  • Datenfilterung --> Kurzbeschreibung

 

  • Running Trainings:
    • none at the moment

 

  • Nothing found? Then just come by and we'll think about it together. Something will be found!

 

Running theses since 06/2018:

 

  • Design & Implemetation of a Code-Staging Solution for WebMaDa - Dario Schaumburger (MA), pdf
  • Integration of room plans to visualize received measurements - Samson Quitt (BA), pdf (*)
  • Design and implementation of CoMaDa instance on Raspberry Pi (Option 1) - Jan Gabriel (BA) (*)
  • Identity-based Cryptography under RIoT OS - Maximilian Dufter (MA) (*)
  • Certificateless DTLS Support in a Constrained Network under RIOT OS - Kevin Edmonds (MA), pdf (*)
  • Gathering Environmental Data using TinyIPFIX under RIOT OS - Yacine Mohammed (MA) (*)
  • Code-Documentation of WebMaDa in SecureWSN - Dimitry Uvarov (BA), pdf (*)
  • Role/Attribute-based Priviledge Management for WebMaDa - Wolfgang Edinger (MA) (*)
  • Aggregation Support in Constrained Networks following TinyIPFIX under RIOT OS - Johanna Reiml (BA), pdf (*)
  • Integration of Warning Mechanism into WebMaDa for Abnormal Node Behavior - Marcel Mack (BA), pdf (*)

 

Concluded theses since 06/2018:

 

  • Sicherheitskonzept für Fahrzeugarchitekturen mit Fokus auf ein spezifisches Angriffsscenario (BA) (*)
  • Entwicklung einer automatisierten Schwachstellenanalyse der Automotive Cloud  (BA)
  • Qualitätssicherung der Weboberfläche des mobilen Frameworks von SecureWSN  (Competence Trainings)
  • ID-based Signing with Group IKEv2 in Constrained Networks  (MA) (*)
  • Trustworthiness Check for Environmental Measurements in CoMaDa  (*)
  • Design and Implementation of a Geospatial IoTNaming System: Geographic Polygons  (BA)
  • Design and Implementation of a Geospatial IoTNaming System: Database and Web Application (BA)
  • SecureWSN's Virtual Machine Migration (Competence Trainings)
  • DTLS-based Security Solution for Constrained Devices using Contiki (BA) (*)
  • Migration und Upgrade der virtueller Maschine SecureWSN (Competence Trainings)
  • Creation of a home automation system linked to SecureWSN (BA) (*)
  • Upgrading SecureWSN's Virtual Machine - Lukas Kaltenbach (Competence Trainings)
  • TinyIPFIX-based Data Collection in Constrained Networks under RIOT OS  (BA) (*)
  • Raspberry Pi CoMaDa Instance Supporting Different Operating Systems and Features in Parallel (BA) (*)
  • USB Port Hacking in an Automotive Setting (BA)
  • Earlier advised theses see https://corinna-schmitt.de/student-theses.html

 

Teaching

 

The courses are regularly revised on the basis of the evaluation results reported back by the students and adapted to the current state of technical developments. A short description of each course is available here.

 

 

  • Lecture Introduction to the IoT / Einführung ins Internet der Dinge

    • M.Sc.
    • Winter term 2021
    • Lecturer

 

  • Lecture Secure Mobile Systems / Sichere Mobile Systeme

    • M.Sc.
    • Spring term 2020, 2021
    • Lecturer

 

  • Lecture Mobile Communicationssystems / Mobile Kommunikationssysteme

    • M.Sc.
    • Spring term 2018, 2019
    • Lecturer substitute and exercise involvement

 

  • Lecture Introduction to Computer Networks / Einführung in Rechnernetze

    • B.Sc.
    • Spring term 2018, 2019
    • Lecturer substitute and exercise organizer in 2018
    • Invited lecturer in 2019 on behalf of Prof. Dreo Rodosek (on sabbatical)

 

  • Seminar IT-Sicherheit / IT-Security

    • B.Sc., M.Sc.
    • Winter terms 2021 - 2019
    • Organizer and supervisor of various topics

 

  • Seminar Cyber Defense

    • B.Sc., M.Sc.
    • Autumn terms 2020 and 2019
    • Organizer and supervisor of various topics

 

 

Selected Invited Talks  since 06/2018:

 

  1. Artificial Intelligence Combined with the Internet of Things. Workshop Cyber Resilience of Critical Infrastructures at the CODE Annual Conference, Neubiberg, Germany, November 11, 2020
  2. Strengthen Cybersecurity by an Data-driven Adaptive Approach. Vienna Cybersecurity Week 2019, Vienna, Austria, March 15, 2019
  3. Authentication in IoT Networks. Security Seminar at LORIA, Nancy, France, November 15, 2018

 

Further talks unter https://corinna-schmitt.de/publications.html

 

 

Publications since 06/2018:

 

  1. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-technologies-02, June 7, 2021
  2. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-08, May 10, 2021
  3. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt, G. Dreo Rodosek: PMAKE: Physical Unclonable Function based Mutual Authentication Key Exchange scheme for Digital Aeronautical Communications. IFIP/IEEE International Symposium on Integrated Network Management, Bordeaux, France, May 2021
  4. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-technologies-01, February 19, 2021
  5. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-07, February 17, 2021
  6. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-06, January 25, 2021
  7. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-05, November 1, 2020
  8. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-04, October 29, 2020
  9. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-03, October 27, 2020
  10. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-02, October 25, 2020
  11. C.Schmitt, S.Siffert, B.Stiller: sTiki: A Mutual Authentication Protocol for Very Constrained Sensor Devices in Smart Home Environments. Cybersecurity for Smart Home, R. Khatoun (Ed.), ISTE-Wiley Publishers, New York, NY, USA, expected June 2021 (acceptance notification October 15, 2020)
  12. C.Schmitt, M.Weber: Home Automation Solution for SecureWSN. Cybersecurity for Smart Home, R. Khatoun (Ed.), ISTE-Wiley Publishers, New York, NY, USA, expected June 2021 (acceptance notification October 15, 2020)
  13. B.Stiller, E.Schiller, C.Schmitt: An Overview of Network Communication Technologies for IoT. Handbook of Internet- of-Things, S. Ziegler, S. and M. James (Eds.), Springer, Cham, Switzerland, Chapter 12, October 2020
  14. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-01, October 22, 2020
  15. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 00, draft-ietf-raw-technologies-00, October 20, 2020
  16. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 00, draft-ietf-raw-ldacs-00, October 20, 2020
  17. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 06, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-06, October 2, 2020
  18. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 05, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-05, August 14, 2020
  19. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 04, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-04, July 2, 2020
  20. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 05, draft-thubert-raw-technologies-05, May 18, 2020
  21. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 03, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-03, June 3, 2020
  22. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: Comparing different Diffie-Hellman Key Exchange Flavors for LDACS. 9th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 2020
  23. C.Perner, C.Schmitt: Security Concept for Unoccupied Aerial Systems. 9th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 2020 
  24. C.Perner, C.Schmitt, G.Carle: Dynamic Network Reconfiguration in Safety-Critical Aeronautical Systems. 39th Digital Avionics Systems Conference, San Antonio, TX, USA, October 2020 
  25. K.Streit, C.Schmitt, C.Giannelli: SDN-based regulated flow routing in MANETs. 6th IEEE International Conference on Smart Computing, Bologna, Italy, September 2020
  26. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 02, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-02, April 1, 2020
  27. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 01, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-01, March 6, 2020
  28. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 04, draft-thubert-raw-technologies-04, January 6, 2020
  29. C. Schmitt, D. Bünzli, B. Stiller: WebMaDa 2.1 - A Web-based Framework for Handling User Requests Automatically and Addressing Data Control in Parallel. IoT Security: Advances in Authentication, M. Liyanage, A. Braeken, P. Kumar, and M. Yliantilla, Wiley Publishers, pp. 159-184, December 2019 (pdf)
  30. P. Porambage, A. Braeken, C.Schmitt, P. Kumar: Public Key Based Protocols - EC Crypto. IoT Security: Advances in Authentication, M. Liyanage, A. Braeken, P. Kumar, and M. Yliantilla, Wiley Publishers, pp. 85-100, December 2019 (pdf)
  31. N.Mäurer, Thomas Gräupl, C. Schmitt: Demo FACT2 - Framework for Aeronautical Communications and Traffic Simulation 2. 22nd ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems, Miami Beach, FL, USA, November 25-29, 2019 (pdf)
  32. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS). IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 00, draft-maeurer-raw-ldacs-00, November 5, 2019
  33. N.Mäurer, Thomas Gräupl, C. Schmitt: Evaluation of the LDACS Cybersecurity Implementation. IEEE 38th Digital Avionics Systems Conference (DACS), San Diego, CA, USA, September 8-12, 2019 (pdf) - Best Paper Award in Session Secure Communication
  34. R.Müller, C.Schmitt, D.Kaiser, M.Waldvogel: HomeCA: Scalable Secure IoT Network Integration. Informatik 2019, Kassel, Germany, September 2019 (pdf)
  35. R. Labaca Castro, C. Schmitt, G. Dreo Rodosek: Applying GAN to Generate Adversarial Malware Examples. Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) 2019, Moscow, Russia, August 26 - September 6, 2019
  36. R.Labaca Castro, C.Schmitt, G.Dreo-Rodosek: AIMED: Evolving Malware with Genetic Programming to Evade Detection. IEEE 18th International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications, Rotorua, New Zealand, August, 2019 (pdf)
  37. P. Thubert, D. Cavalcanti, X. Vilajosana, C.Schmitt: Reliable and Available Wireless Technologies. IETF Internet Draft, Informational Draft, Fremont, CA, USA, Version 03, draft-thubert-raw-technologies-03, July 1, 2019
  38. R. Labaca Castro, C. Schmitt, G. Dreo Rodosek: Training GANs to Generate Adversarial Examples Against Malware Classification. 40th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy, San Francisco, CA, USA, May 20, 2019
  39. N.Mäurer, C. Schmitt: Towards Successful Realization of the LDACS Cybersecurity Architecture: An Updated Datalink Security Threat- and Risk Analysis. Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance Conference (ICNS), IEEE, Washington, DC, USA, April 2019 (pdf) - 1st Place - Best Professional Paper Competition
  40. R.Labaca Castro, C.Schmitt, G.Dreo-Rodosek: ARMED: How Automatic Malware Modifications Can Evade Static Detection?. 5th International Conference on Information Management (ICIM), Cambridge, UK, March 2019 (pdf)
  41. R. Labaca Castro, C. Schmitt, G. Dreo Rodosek: AIMED: Genetic Programming to Evade Static Malware Detection. Annual Computer Security Applications Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA, December 6, 2018
  42. C.Schmitt, Y.Steiner, R.Herzog, N.Terrenghi, and B.Stiller: A 4-step Tool-Chain for IoT Business Model and Sustainability Recommendations. Workshop "Business Model Innovation (BMI) and Socio-Economic Impacts in IoT" at GLOBECOM, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, pp. 1-6, December 2018 (pdf)
  43. C.Schmitt: Standards und Sicherheitsaspekte von IoT-Netzwerken. Sichere Kommunikation als Basis für IoT, OVEaktuell Schwerpunkt GIT/IoT, Newsletter OVEaktuell, OVE Österreichischer Verband für Elektrotechnik, December 2018
  44. S.Aivalioti, L.Lopez, M. Plociennik, A. Olszewski, C. Schmitt, Y. Steiner, D. Monforte: From Innovative Niches to a Cooperative IoT Ecosystem. 3rd Workshop on Interoperability and Open-Source Solutions for the Internet of Things (InterOSS-IoT 2018), Bilbao, Spain, pp.1-6, June 2018

 

Further publications unter https://corinna-schmitt.de/publications.html