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Welcome to SecHuman

SecHuman is an innovative Research Training Group focusing on Security for People in Cyberspace from an inter- and transdisciplinary perspective. 13 PhD students with technical as well as backgrounds in humanities explore issues in IT-Security. Companies as well as partners from politics serve as advisors, making sure that the questions in focus are of relevance for society. Besides the technical disciplines, researchers from various fields including peace research, linguistics, journalism, media science, education as well as social science serve as principal investigators in the project. The SecHuman Training Group is part of the Horst Görtz Institute, one of leading institute in IT-Security. SecHuman is financed by the area North Rhine Westphalia. Besides the Ruhr University also the FH Dortmund as well as the TU Dortmund are partners in this project.