Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Joachim Hof

Vice President and Chief Information Officer

Room: D021
Subject Area: IT-Security


Professor Hof conducts research with his research group INSicherheit - Ingolstädter Forschungsgruppe Angewandte IT-Sicherheit ( in the areas of Secure Software, Network Security and Automotive Security. Current research projects deal with security in the Internet of Things, development processes for Secure Automotive Software, Automotive Blockchains and Future Automotive Security Architectures.

An overview of Professor Hof's research activities as well as ongoing and completed projects can be found on the homepage of INSicherheit - Ingolstädter Forschungsgruppe Angewandte IT-Sicherheit (

Current publications can be found at and in full text on ResearchGate ( and Google Scholar (


  • at THI since 2016:
    - since 2022 Head of Bachelor Cybersecurity
    - since 2021 Project Manager THIsuccessAI
    - since 2021 Head of Research Group "Security in Mobility" at CARISSMA Institute of Electric, Connected and Secure Mobility
    - since 2019 Chair Scientific Board of Center of Entrepreneurship
    - since 2019 Member of Supervisory Board of AININ
    - since 2019 Vice President for University Extension and Special Tasks
    - since WS 2016: Professor, Head of INSecurity - Ingolstadt Applied IT Security Research Group

  • HAW Munich | 2011-2016: Professor of Secure Software Systems
  • Head of MuSe - Munich IT Security Research Group
  • Siemens AG, Corporate Technology | 2008-2011: Research Scientist
  • University of Karlsruhe | 2003-2007: Wiss. Mitarbeiter am Institut für Telematik
  • Universität Karlsruhe (TH) | 1995-2007: Studies in computer science with specialisation in telematics and reliability architectures of systems and minor in law. As part of his studies, research stays in the USA at SAP Markets in Palo Alto, California, USA, among others. Doctorate in engineering


Scientific offices

  • Chairman of the German Chapter of the ACM (
  • Member of the Executive Board of the German Informatics Society (
  • Editor-in-Chief (Chief Editor) International Journal on Advances in Security
  • Member of a variety of organising and programme committees (e.g. SECURWARE, CENTRIC, IT-Security Live ERP Future, wearables \at \work, ...)





Blümke , Julian ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
Authentic Batteries
Publisher : International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA)
Hof , Hans-Joachim
Cybersecurity für den zukunftsfähigen Handel
Publisher : Springer Gabler


Buquerin , Kevin Gomez ; Corbett , Christopher ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
A generalized approach to automotive forensics
Publisher : Elsevier ScienceDirect pdf
Buquerin , Kevin Gomez ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
Identification of Automotive Digital Forensics Stakeholders
Publisher : IARIA
deMeer , Jan ; Waedt , Karl ; Rennoch , Axel ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
The 5th GI/ACM Workshop 2020 scope and draft programme on standardization of secure and safe smart manufacturing systems with respect to IEC 62443 IACS
Publisher : Gesellschaft für Informatik pdf
Buquerin , Kevin Gomez ; Bayerl , Dominik ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
Überwachung in modernen Fahrzeugen
Publisher : Springer


Volkersdorfer , Tina ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
A Concept of an Attack Model for a Model-Based Security Testing Framework
Publisher : IARIA
Hof , Hans-Joachim
Cybersicherheit für mobile und intelligente Komponenten
Publisher : Vogel Communications Group
Tinnefeld , Marie-Theres ; Buchner , Benedikt ; Petri , Thomas ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
Einführung in das Datenschutzrecht
Publisher : De Gruyter Oldenbourg


Meer , Jan de ; Waedt , Karl ; Rennoch , Axel ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
4th GI/ACM Workshop on standardization of I4.0 automation and control systems
Publisher : Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. pdf
Biank , Sanjana ; Huber , Werner ; Meyer , Matthias ; Hof , Hans-Joachim ; Hempen , Thomas
Model-based security and safety assurance for automotive safety systems
Publisher : ACM


Madl , Tobias ; Brückmann , Jasmin ; Hof , Hans-Joachim
CAN Obfuscation by Randomization (CANORa)
Publisher : ACM