Disclaimer

CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process

24.10.2017

The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

Oliver Schranz
M.Sc. | Researcher


  • Information Security and Cryptography
  • Building E9 1, Room 3.14
  • +49 681 302 57368
  • schranz(aeht)cs.uni-saarland.de
  • cispa.saarland/schranz

Curriculum Vitae

Winter 2016 TA, Foundations of Cybersecurity
Winter 2015 TA, Foundations of Cybersecurity
October 2015 - Present Ph.D. student at the Information Security and Cryptography Group
Summer 2015 M.Sc. in Computer Science, Saarland University
Winter 2014 Tutor, Foundations of Cybersecurity
2013 - 2015 research assistant at the Information Security and Cryptography Group
Summer 2013 B.Sc. in Computer Science, Saarland University
Winter 2012 Tutor, Programming 1
Summer 2011 started studying Computer Science, Saarland University

Projects

Android Security

Android has become the most popular operating system for mobile devices, which makes it a prominent target for malicious software. Its security concept based on app isolation and access control however is unsatisfactory. This projects researches program analyses that ameliorate this situation. For example our system AppGuard enforces security policies at runtime without requiring root permissions.