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Lothar Fritsch

Lothar Fritsch


I'm Professor of Applied Cybersecurity. Areas of interest are information privacy, identity management, cyberwar, privacy technology, privacy risk assessment, and general cybersecurity topics.
I teach in many areas of computer science, amonge others Internet of Things, network security and Privacy by Design. I supervise bachelor and master thesis projects, in collaboration with industry, associations and public organizations.

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Until my recent five years of work from Sweden turn up in the Cristin database, you can refer to my profile on Google Scholar ( ) or use the Swedish DIVA system ( ) for an overview over my research activities.

Scientific publications

Fritsch, Lothar; Alzarqawee, Aws Naser Jaber; Yazidi, Anis (2023). An overview of artificial intelligence used in malware. Zouganeli, Evi; Yazidi, Anis; Mello, Gustavo Borges Moreno E; Lind, Pedro (Ed.). Nordic Artificial Intelligence Research and Development: 4th Symposium of the Norwegian AI Society, NAIS 2022, Oslo, Norway, May 31-June 1, 2022, Revised Selected Papers. Chapter. Springer Nature.

Alzarqawee, Aws Naser Jaber; Fritsch, Lothar (2023). Towards AI-powered Cybersecurity Attack Modeling with Simulation Tools: Review of Attack Simulators. Leonard, Barolli (Ed.). Advances on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on P2P, Parallel, Grid, Cloud and Internet Computing (3PGCIC-2022). Proceedings. p. 249-257. Springer.

Wairimu, Samuel; Fritsch, Lothar (2022). Modelling privacy harms of compromised personal medical data - beyond data breach. ARES 2022: The 17th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security. chapter. p. 1-9. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Fritsch, Lothar; Mecaliff, Marie; Opdal, Kathinka; Rundgreen, Mathias; Sachse, Toril S. (2022). Towards robustness of keyboard-entered authentication factors with thermal wiping against thermographic attacks. Roßnagel, Heiko; Schunk, Christian H.; Mödersheim, Sebastian (Ed.). Open Identity Summit 2022, LNI Volume P325. chapter 1. p. 15-26. Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Naser Jaber, Aws; Fritsch, Lothar; Haugerud, Hårek (2022). Improving Phishing Detection with the Grey Wolf Optimizer. 2022 International Conference on Electronics, Information, and Communication (ICEIC 2022). Vitenskapelig konferanseartikkel. IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers).

Nordin, Anna; Ängeby, Karin; Fritsch, Lothar (2022). Body-Area Sensing in Maternity Care: Evaluation of Commercial Wristbands for Pre-birth Stress Management. Ur Rehman, Masood; Zoha, Ahmed (Ed.). Body Area Networks. Smart IoT and Big Data for Intelligent Health Management. 16th EAI International Conference, BODYNETS 2021, Virtual Event, October 25-26, 2021, Proceedings. chapter. p. 168-175. Springer.

Alzarqawee, Aws Naser Jaber; Fritsch, Lothar (2021). COVID-19 and Global Increases in Cybersecurity Attacks: Review of Possible Adverse Artificial Intelligence Attacks. Jiamset, Keerapat; Kamolphiwong, Sinchai; Pongbangpho, Supakorn; Cheawsuwan, Thitirath (Ed.). 25th International Computer Science and Engineering Conference (ICSEC). chapter. p. 434-442. IEEE.

Bisztray, Tamas; Gruschka, Nils; Bourlai, Thirimachos; Fritsch, Lothar (2021). Emerging Biometric Modalities and their Use: Loopholes in the Terminology of the GDPR and Resulting Privacy Risks. Brömme, Arslan; Busch, Christoph; Damer, Naser; Dantcheva, Antitza; Gomez-Barrero, Marta; Raja, Kiran; Rathgeb, Christian; Sequeira, Ana F.; Uhl, Andreas (Ed.). Proceedings of the 20th International Conference of the Biometrics Special Interest Group (BIOSIG2021). KAPITTEL. p. 81-90. Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Zibuschka, Jan; Fritsch, Lothar (2021). Mapping Identity Management in Data Lakes. Roßnagel, Heiko; Schunk, Christian; Mödersheim, Sebastian (Ed.). Open Identity Summit 2021 Proceedings. KAPITTEL. Gesellschaft für Informatik.

Fritsch, Lothar; Gruschka, Nils (2021). Extraction and Accumulation of Identity Attributes from the Internet of Things. Roßnagel, Heiko; Schunk, Christian; Mödersheim, Sebastian (Ed.). Open Identity Summit 2021 Proceedings. Kapittel. Gesellschaft für Informatik.

These publications are obtained from Cristin. The list may be incomplete