University of Applied Sciences and Arts


With about 8.000 students the Hochschule Hannover is the second largest university in Hanover, the capital of the federal state of Lower Saxony. Institutionalized in 1971 from various educational precursors – the oldest dating back to the year 1791 – the Hochschule Hannover offers a particularly wide range of subjects in five faculties. Teaching and research, practice orientation, further education and internationality characterize the efficiency of the Hochschule Hannover – the University of Applied Sciences and Arts in Hannover.

macmon secure has been working with the faculty of economy and informatics of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts and their Research Group Trust@FHH under the direction of Professor Dr. Josef von Helden since 2009. Projects focus Trusted Computing, security architecture and also system security or network security.

This includes the the joint research project on "real-time security for corporate networks by consolidating metadata (ESUKOM)". ESUKOM focuses on integrating existing security solutions (commercial and open source) based on a common metadata format as defined by the IF-MAP specification of the Trusted Computing Group (TCG).