Open Topics

BA/MA Theses

Topics of interest within SecureWSN (IoT area)

  • none available at the moment

Topics (BA/MA) in cooperation with external partners:

  • Implementing Obfuscations as LLVM Passes for Drop-In Obfuscation of Open-Source Projects (pdf)

Topic descriptions are partially online else available on request!

The content of the proposed topics will be adapted to the thesis type and can be shifted a bit based on discussions and interest.

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Competence Trainings (ger. Kompetenztraining; currently only German title announced, English no problem)

  • Aktualisierung von Sicherheitsfeatures in SecureWSN
  • Auslagerung von Bibliotheken in Konfigurationsdateien für WebMaDa
  • Integration eines Updatemechanismus für Messintervalle in SecureWSN nach dem Prinzip der bidiektionaler Kommunikation
  • Qualitätssicherung der Weboberfläche des mobilen Frameworks von SecureWSN
  • Technische Analyse von Kommunikationsstandards

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Running and Advised Theses

@ Research Institute CODE, University of Federal Armed Forces Munich, Munich, Germany

Theses marked with * are supervised at the Ludwig-Maximilian University.

Running Theses/Trainings

  • 4G und 5G Privacy Schwachstellen Übersicht und Kategorisierung (BA) (*)
  • Analyse der Bluetooth LE Web-API von Tracker-Netzwerken (MA) (*)
  • Analysis of secure data transmission possibilities for small sensors (BA) (*)
  • Analyse und Entwicklung von Betriebsenveloppen für den sicheren Betrieb von Vertiports in Urban Air Mobility Systemen (BA) (*)
  • Analyse und Evaluation von ML-Klassifikationsmodellen für Kommunikationsdaten (BA) (*)
  • App Development to display different IDs of an Android Device (BA) (*)
  • Automated Identification of Web Service Binaries in IoT Linux Firmware Samples (BA) (*)
  • Automatisierte IT-Security-Tests im Software-Entwicklungsprozess - Einsatz von Schwachstellenscannern (BA) (*)
  • Design and Development of an Urban Air Traffic Flow Management Module for Deconfliction (MA) (*)
  • Enrichment of BLE device advertisements with location information in Android (BA) (*)
  • Entwicklung einer Data Labeling Pipeline für Features aus Kommunikationsdaten (BA) (*)
  • Evaluation des Potenzials hfürherwertiger SIBs (System Information Broadcast) in 5G und 4G Netzen (BA) (*)
  • Evaluation eines RRC Angriffs in 5G (BA) (*)
  • Evaluierung von Vertrauenslösungen in digitalen Luftfahrtkommunikationssystemen (MA) (*)
  • Feature Engineering IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Personal Area Network (WPAN) Communication Data (BA) (*)
  • Function Fingerprinting in 5G Core Networks (BA) (*)
  • HAIFA 2.0 - Home Automation in RUST (BA)
  • Investigation of the Interplay between Cell Morphology and Migration (BA) (*)
  • Implementation and Analysis of the TOR protocol for Edge Cloud architecture (BA) (*)
  • Implementation and Evaluation of an ETSI compliant MEC System (MA) (*)
  • Implementing Obfuscations as LLVM Passes for Drop-In Obfuscation of Open-Source Projects (BA) (*)
  • Implementation of an object recognition MEC App (MA) (*)
  • MARTEN 2.0 - Dynamic Trust Check (BA)
  • Predicting Movement Paths from Tracking Area Update Events (BA) (*)
  • Secure Data Transmission in Constrained Networks - Topic 1 (BA) (*)
  • Secure routing in Aeronautical Ad-Hoc Networks (MA) (*)
  • Single Common Information Service Provider for Constrained Networks (MA) (*)
  • Umwandlung von proprietären Dateiformaten in 4G und 5G auf Open-Source (*)
  • Vergleichende Analyse von BLE Tags inkl. Dissektorenentwicklung (BA) (*)
  • Vergleich Lokalisierungsoptionen 5G (BA) (*)
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Concluded Ph.D. (1. Supervisor)

  • Trustworthy Context-Aware Access Control in IoT Environments Based on the Fog Computing Paradigm

Concluded Master Thesis

  • Certificateless DTLS in Wireless Sensor Networks (*)
  • Control Plane Security of LDACS
  • Design and Implemetation of a Code-Staging Solution for WebMaDa
  • ID-based Signing with Group IKEv2 in Constrained Networks (*)
  • Role/Attribute-based Privilege Management for WebMaDa (*)
  • Quantum Secure Public-Key Encryption in IoT Networks (*)
  • Schwachstellenanalyse Mercedes "Hermes" Head Unit (HU) und Telematic Control Unit (TCU)

Concluded Bachelor Theses

  • Aggregation Support in Constrained Networks following TinyIPFIX under RIOT OS (*)
  • Automated Identification of Proprietary Web Service Binaries
  • Benchmarking für Basisfunktionalitäten in WebMaDa (BA) (*)
  • Code-Documentation of WebMaDa in SecureWSN (*)
  • Controller-based Routing in Mobile Ad-hoc Networks (*)
  • Creation of a home automation system linked to SecureWSN (*)
  • Design & Implementation of a Raspberry Pi Gateway for SecureWSN (*)
  • Design and Implementation of a Geospatial IoTNaming System: Database and Web Application
  • Design and Implementation of a Geospatial IoTNaming System: Geographic Polygons
  • DTLS-based Security Solution for Constrained Devices using Contiki (*)
  • Entwicklung einer automatisierten Schwachstellenanalyse der Automotive Cloud
  • Evaluation of open-source web application vulnerability scanners (*)
  • Indoor Localization under RIOT OS (*)
  • Indoor Localization without GPS under RIOT OS (*)
  • Network Ownership Transfer of WSNs Inside a Closed Network
  • Optimization of Processing and Validation of Incoming Sensor Data in an Improved Development Environment (*)
  • Raspberry Pi CoMaDa Instance Supporting Different Operating Systems and Features in Parallel (*)
  • Sicherheitskonzept für Fahrzeugarchitekturen mit Fokus auf ein spezifisches Angriffsscenario
  • Standard-based Threat Analysis of WebMaDa (*)
  • TinyIPFIX-based Data Collection in Constrained Networks under RIOT OS (*)
  • Trustworthiness Check for Environmental Measurements in CoMaDa (*)
  • USB Port Hacking in an Automotive Setting
  • Visualization of Collector Status with Interaction Triggering in a Dynamic Floor Map (BA) (*)

Concluded Competence Trainings

  • Bidirectional communication in constrained devices
  • Data Filtering Options Extension - Part 1
  • Data Filtering Options Extension - Part 2
  • Dockerimagebildung unter RIOT-OS auf Raspberry Pi - Part 1
  • Dockerimagebildung unter RIOT-OS auf Raspberry Pi - Part 2
  • Einarbeitung in die Python Programmierung unter Linux
  • Qualitätssicherung der Weboberfläche des mobilen Frameworks von SecureWSN
  • Upgrading SecureWSN's Virtual Machine
  • SecureWSN's Virtual Machine Migration

@ Communication Systems Group, Department of Informatics, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Concluded Bachelor Theses

  • Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Networks using IPFIX under Contiki
  • Design and Implementation of a Module Framework for Sensor Data Management
  • ECC-based Security Solution for Contiki-based Sensor Networks
  • Handling of Privilege Requests in WebMaDa
  • Security, Privacy, and Transparency Improvements of CoMaDa
  • Secure Data Transmission in Contiki-based Constrained Networks Offering Mututal Authentication
  • several further theses as second advisor

Concluded Master Theses

  • Design and Implementation of a Mobile App to Access and Manage Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Design, Implementation, and Evaluation of an Object Tracking Motion Detection System
  • Reliable Beacon Detection
  • Optimization of Two-way Authentication Protocol in Internet of Things
  • Secure Position Data Transmission for Object Tracking using LoRaWAN
  • Secure Pull Request Development for TinyIPFIX in Wireless Sensor Network
  • Security Improvement for Object Tracking in IoT
  • Value-Network-Analysis for IoT Platforms
  • several further theses as second advisor

Concluded Assignments (VA)

  • Classification and Analysis of Security Protocols and Algorithms for Constrained Networks
  • CoMaDa Extension Addressing Transparency Request for Data Owners
  • Database Solution for Sensor Data with Authorized Data Access Solution
  • Design of a DDoS Filtering System for Regional Customers Protection
  • Extending the Graphical User Interface CoMaDa with Contiki Support
  • Guideline for Mapping Security Solutions of Wireless Sensor Networks to Security Fundamentals
  • Modular ADCP Parser
  • Offline Method for Graphical Visualization of Sensor Data
  • Security challenges in contactless payments solutions
  • WebMaDa Extension Addressing Transparency Request for Data Owners

Concluded Software Projects (SP)

  • Development of a Minimum Spanning Tree Algorithm as a Software-Defined Networking Application
  • Modeling and Simulating a Green Traffic Engineering tool applied to an SDN environment
  • Optimization of TinyIPFIX Implementation in Contiki and Realtime Visualization of Data
  • Routing for Energy Efficiency in Software-Defined-Network

Concluded Computer Science Internship

  • TinyIPFIX Aggregation in Contiki

@ Chair for Network Architectures and Services, Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität München, Germany

Concluded Bachelor Theses

  • Bidirectional Data Querying with TinyIPFIX
  • Data Aggregation using TinyIPFIX in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Data Collection in a Wireless Sensor Network for Autonomic Home Networking
  • Framework Development for Wireless Sensor Networks facing Configuration and Information Exchange/Export Tasks
  • Kommunikationsstandards in Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Leistungsbewertung von Routingprotokollen in drahtlosen Sensornetzen
  • Secure communication in Wireless Sensor Networks

Concluded Master Theses

  • A Security Architecture for Wireless Sensor Networks based on DTLS (in Cooperation with CSIRO, Brisbane, Australia)
  • DTLS implementation for constraint sensor hardware
  • Implementierung und Leistungsbewertung von Kommunikationsprotokollen auf Sensorknoten - Thema 2: Routing

Concluded SEPs

  • Network Access Control based on Platform Integrity Measurement
  • Secure Enrollment of Certificates for User Authentication

Concluded Zulassungsarbeit

  • Security Analysis For Very Constrainted Objects