Stefan Josef More

Dipl.-Ing. BSc

Secure Applications, PhD Student

Stefan is a PhD student and project-assistant at IAIK. He is currently working with the Secure Applications group on the Horizon 2020 project KRAKEN. Prior to that, he was working on the LIGHTest project, and the institute's elliptic-curve Java library ECCelerate™. He was also working at SIC on the cryptographic Java toolkit IAIK-JCE, on its openPGP implementation.
Stefan Josef More


  • Trust Management
    • Distributed Ledger Technology
    • Self-Sovereign Identity
  • Security & Privacy in the Cloud
  • Web Security
  • Secure (Mobile) Messaging
  • Usability of Security
  • Technology & Society


Advising of bachelor’s & master’s theses and student projects

Looking for a bachelor’s thesismaster’s thesisor project in trust management, web security, identity, academic mobility? Let us know, we’re always happy to discuss open topics!


  • Simon Guggi, “Use-After-FreeMail” [AsiaCCS Paper]
  • Jan Kowalczyk, “SGX-based Universal 2nd Factor”
  • Patrick Deutschmann, “Security Aspects of Container Orchestration”
  • Lukas Alber, “A Short-Lived Answer to Full Delegation: Applying Time-Bound Identity-Based Signatures to TLS” [CCSW Paper]
  •  Stefan di Vora, “Hosting a CTF using Kubernetes”
  • Peter Grassberger, “A Self-Sovereign Identity and Smart Contract based Web of Trust for Student Mobility”
  • Clemens Walluschek, “Ledger Attestations”
  • Dominik König, “Trusted Credential Transformations”

Previously offered courses


Stefan is one of the coordinators of the competitive hacking team LosFuzzys, and a co-founder of CryptoParty Graz.