Data is the oil of the 21st century and users leave more and more digital traces that are collected and evaluated by companies like Facebook or Google, as well as by intelligence services.

In this seminar, we will look at techniques for protecting privacy that allow to process sensitive data under encryption without revealing the data itself. We will investigate both the theoretical background as well as practical issues of such solutions.

Small groups of students choose a topic for which they get one to three publications that they will summarize in a written report and present in a talk.