Biography

Alexander Krause is a PhD Candidate at CISPA - Helmholtz Center for Information Security and Leibniz University Hannover. He is a member of the TeamUSEC research group. His research interests include usable security and privacy as well as any surroundings in this research area. He received his MSc in Computer Science from Leibniz University Hannover in 2021 with distinction (1.0).

Interests
  • IT Security
  • Usable Security and Privacy
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Privacy Engineering
  • Privacy by Design
  • Security by Design
  • Virtualization
Education
  • PhD Candidate in Usable Security, 2021-now

    CISPA - Helmholtz Center for Information Security

  • MSc in Computer Science, 2021

    Leibniz University Hannover

  • BSc in Computer Engineering, 2019

    Leibniz University Hannover

Skills

Python

85%

Full Stack DevSecOps

90%

Container Virtualization

90%

Experience

 
 
 
 
 
Researcher in the field of Usable Security and Privacy
Jun 2021 – Dec 2025 Hannover

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading projects in the field of Usable Security and Privacy
  • Supervising theses for Bachelor and Master students
  • Teaching courses in the field of Usable Security and Privacy
  • Publishing scientific papers in the field of Usable Security and Privacy
  • Participating in the development of the CISPA Helmholtz Center for Information Security
  • Administration of IT infrastructure
 
 
 
 
 
Academic Software Developer
Jan 2020 – May 2021 Hannover
Development of a highly scalable remote study infrastructure allowing conducting lab-like (usable security) developer/administrator studies.

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