Interests

  • Privacy & Security
  • Mobile & Ubiquitous Computing
  • Wireless Communications

Projects

Teaching

Publications

2015

User-centered awareness and control of privacy in Ubiquitous Computing
Bastian Könings
Dissertation, Universität Ulm, Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften und Informatik
Mai 2015
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2014

PriPref Broadcaster: Enabling Users to Broadcast Privacy Preferences in Their Physical Proximity
Bastian Könings, Sebastian Thoma, Florian Schaub and Michael Weber
ACM International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '14), Melbourne (Australien), November 2014 [received best paper award]
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Privacy Implications of Presence Sharing in Mobile Messaging Applications
Andreas Buchenscheit, Bastian Könings, Andreas Neubert, Florian Schaub, Matthias Schneider and Frank Kargl
ACM International Conference on Mobile and Ubiquitous Multimedia (MUM '14), Melbourne (Australien), November 2014
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P.I.A.N.O.: Faster Piano Learning with Interactive Projection by Katja Rogers, Amrei Röhlig, Matthias Weing, Jan Gugenheimer, Bastian Könings, Melina Klepsch, Florian Schaub, Enrico Rukzio, Tina Seufert, Michael Weber
ACM International Conference on Interactive Tabletops and Surfaces (ITS 2014), Dresden, November 2014
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PriCal: Context-adaptive Privacy in Ambient Calendar Displays
Florian Schaub, Bastian Könings, Peter Lang, Björn Wiedersheim, Christian Winkler, and Michael Weber
ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp 2014), Seattle, Sep. 2014
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2013

Find My Stuff: Supporting Physical Objects Search with Relative Positioning
Jens Nickels, Pascal Knierim, Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, Björn Wiedersheim, Steffen Musiol, and Michael Weber
ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing (UbiComp '13), Zurich, Sep. 2013
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PriFi Beacons: Piggybacking Privacy Implications on WiFi Beacons (Poster)
Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, Michael Weber
UbiComp '13 Adjunct Proceedings, Zurich, Sep. 2013
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PriCal: Dynamic Privacy Adaptation of Collaborative Calendar Displays (Poster)
Florian Schaub, Peter Lang, Bastian Könings, Michael Weber
UbiComp '13 Adjunct Proceedings, Zurich, Sep. 2013
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P.I.A.N.O.: Enhancing Instrument Learning via Interactive Projected Augmentation (Video & Demo)
Matthias Weing, Amrei Röhlig, Katja Rogers, Jan Gugenheimer, Florian Schaub, Bastian Könings, Enrico Rukzio, Michael Weber
UbiComp '13 Adjunct Proceedings, Zurich, Sep. 2013
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Exploring the Design Space of Graphical Passwords on Smartphones
Florian Schaub, Marcel Walch, Bastian Könings, Michael Weber
Symposium on Usable Security and Privacy (SOUPS '13), Newcastle, July 2013
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Device Names in the Wild: Investigating Privacy Risks of Zero Configuration Networking
Bastian Könings, Christoph Bachmaier, Florian Schaub, and Michael Weber
Workshop on Privacy and Security for Moving Objects (PriSMO 2013), IEEE MDM'13, Milan, June 2013
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Who, How, and Why? Enhancing Privacy Awareness in Ubiquitous Computing
Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, and Michael Weber
11th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2013), work-in-progress session, San Diego, March 2013
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2012

Privacy Context Model for Dynamic Privacy Adaptation in Ubiquitous Computing
Florian Schaub, Bastian Könings, Stefan Dietzel, Michael Weber, Frank Kargl
6th International Workshop on Context-Awareness for Self-Managing Systems (Casemans 2012), ACM Ubicomp 2012 workshops, Pittsburgh, September 2012
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Ginger: An Access Control Framework for Telematics Applications
David Herges, Naim Asaj, Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, Michael Weber
11th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (TrustCom 2012), Liverpool, June 2012
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Towards Context Adaptive Privacy Decisions in Ubiquitous Computing
Florian Schaub, Bastian Könings, Michael Weber, Frank Kargl
Work in Progress (WiP) Session, IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications (PerCom 2012), Lugano, March 2012
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2011

Privacy & Trust in Ambient Intelligence Environments
Bastian Könings, Björn Wiedersheim, and Michael Weber
Chapter 7 in: T. Heinroth and W. Minker (eds.); Next Generation Intelligent Environments: Ambient Adaptive Systems; Springer, 2011
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PrivacyJudge: Effective Privacy Controls for Online Published Information
Bastian Könings, David Piendl, Florian Schaub, and Michael Weber
3rd IEEE International Conference on Information Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust (PASSAT 2011), MIT Boston, October 2011
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Learning from Android: Parallelen der Sicherheit von mobilen und automotiven Systemen
Florian Schaub, Bastian Könings, and Michael Weber
27. VDI/VW Gemeinschaftstagung Automotive Security, Berlin, Oktober 2011
[Initiates file downloadpdf]

Catching AuthTokens in the Wild - The Insecurity of Google's ClientLogin Protocol
Bastian Könings, Jens Nickels, and Florian Schaub
Report, May 2011

Territorial Privacy in Ubiquitous Computing
Bastian Könings and Florian Schaub
8th International Conference on Wireless On-demand Network Systems and Services (WONS 2011), Bardoneccia, Italiy, January 2011
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2010

Privacy Management and Control in ATRACO
Bastian Könings, Björn Wiedersheim, and Michael Weber
First International Joint Conference on Ambient Intelligence (AmI 2010), University of Málaga, Spain
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Towards Territorial Privacy in Smart Environments
Bastian Könings, Florian SchaubFrank Kargl, and Michael Weber
Intelligent Information Privacy Management Symposium (Privacy 2010), Stanford University, USA, March 2010
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Resilient Secure Aggregation for Vehicular Networks
Stefan Dietzel, Elmar Schoch, Frank Kargl, Bastian Könings, and Michael Weber
IEEE Network
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2009

Channel Switch and Quiet Attack: New DoS Attacks exploiting the 802.11 Standard
Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, and Frank Kargl, and Stefan Dietzel
34th IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN 2009), Zurich, Switzerland, October 2009
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Channel Switch and Quiet Attack: New DoS Attacks exploiting the 802.11 Standard (Demo)
Bastian Könings, Florian Schaub, and Frank Kargl
7th Annual International Conference on Mobile Systems, Applications and Services (MobiSys 2009), Kraków, Poland, June 2009

Sicherheit der PHY- und MAC-Schicht in 802.11-Netzwerken
Bastian Könings
Diploma Thesis, Ulm, January 2009 (received CAST security award)
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Supervised bachelor and master theses

  • Enabling Privacy in Home Automation
  • PriPref Beacons: Signalisierung von Privatsphäre-Präferenzen in der Umgebung von Benutzern
  • Kollaborativer Ansatz zur Privatsphäre-unterstützenden Wahrnehmung von Überwachungskameras
  • Verbesserte Nutzerwahrnehmung der Privatsphäre durch Visualisierung
  • Eine Benutzerschnittstelle zur kontextbewussten Kontrolle der Privatsphäre in Ubiquitous Computing
  • A Survey on Privacy Policy Languages and their Applicability to Ubiquitous and Mobile Computing
  • Risiken moderner Kommunikationstechnologien für die Privatsphäre
  • Access Control Mechanisms in Head-Unit Operating Systems
  • Kontrolle von Systemkomponenten zum Schutz der Privatsphäre in intelligenten Umgebungen
  • Design und Entwicklung einer Architektur zur Kontrolle persönlicher Informationen im World Wide Web
  • Eine Sicherheits- und Privacy-Analyse von Android basierten Smartphones
  • Evaluation of the 802.11w Amendment for existing DoS attacks
  • Automatische Echtzeit-Erfolgsemulation von Remote-File-Inclusion-Angriffen

 

 

 

Dr. Bastian Könings

Position

Research assistant

Contact

Bastian Könings
Office: O27/ 3305
Phone: +49 (0)731/50-31308
Fax: +49 (0)731/50-31302