Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security

Dr. Markus Tschersich

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Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 4
Office 2.224, RuW Building
D-60323 Frankfurt am Main
Research Interests
  • Quantified Self Privacy in e-/m-health applications
  • (Mobile) Communities/Social Networks
  • Privacy Regulation
  • Privacy by Default/Privacy by Design
Curriculum Vitae

Markus Tschersich (male) works as a senior researcher at the Deutsche Telekom Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security. He holds a doctoral degree from the Goethe University Frankfurt and a diploma in Business Informatics (Dipl.-Wirt.-Inf.) from University of Duisburg-Essen. From 2008 to 2014, he worked as research and teaching assistant at the Chair of Mobile Business & Multilateral Security at Goethe University Frankfurt. From 2008 till 2010 he coordinated the FP7 project PICOS and was involved the development of the architecture, the field trials and the assurance. Starting 2010 he is involved in the coordination of the FP7 project ABC4Trust. In his research he focusses on the influence of Privacy by Default regulation on the sharing behaviour of users on social network sites.

  • Tschersich, Markus. 2015. "Privacy by Default in the European Union Proposal for Data Protection Regulation", In: Schriften zum Mobile Commerce und zur Mobilkommunikation, Eds. Rannenberg, Kai, ISBN: 978-3-8300-8211-8, Verlag Dr. Kovac, Hamburg, Germay.
  • Vivas, José Luis; Agudo, Isaac; Tschersich, Markus . 2011. "D3.1.2 Trust and Privacy Assurance for the Design Platform 2.".
Refereed Publications
  • Tschersich, Markus. 2015. "Comparing the Configuration of Privacy Settings on Social Network Sites Based on Different Default Options (2015).".
  • Tschersich, Markus; Niekamp, Michael. 2015. "Pros and Cons of Privacy by Default: Investigating the Impact on Users and Providers of Social Network Sites (2015).".
  • Tschersich, M.; Kiyomoto, S.; Pape, S.; Nakamura, T.; Bal, G.; Takasaki, H. and Rannenberg, K.. 2015. "On Gender Specific Perception of Data Sharing in Japan", In: ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection - 31st IFIP TC 11 International Conference, SEC 2016.
  • Tschersich, Markus; Botha, Reinhardt . 2013. "Understanding the Impact of Default Privacy Settings on Self-Disclosure in Social Networking Services: Building a Conceptual Model and measurement instrument.", Chicago, USA.
  • Tschersich, Markus . 2011. "Design Guidelines for Mobile Group Recommender Systems to handle inaccurate or missing Location Data.".
  • Tschersich, Markus; Kahl, Christian; Heim, Stephan; Crane, Stephen; Böttcher, Katja; Krontiris, Ioannis; Rannenberg, Kai. 2011. "Towards Privacy-enhanced Mobile Communities - Architecture", Journal of Systems and Software, Special Issue: Mobile Applications, Elsevier.
  • Kahl, Christian; Crane, Stephen; Tschersich, Markus; Rannenberg, Kai . 2011. "Profit vs. Privacy - Advanced Targeted Advertising for Social Networks.".
  • Kahl, Christian; Crane, Stephen; Tschersich, Markus; Rannenberg, Kai . 2011. "Privacy respecting targeted advertising for social networks", Heraklion, Greece.
  • Kahl, Christian; Böttcher, Katja; Tschersich, Markus; Heim, Stephan; Rannenberg, Kai . 2010. "Enhanced Privacy and Identity Management for Community Services – Demo of the PICOS project", ISBN: 978-3-642-17693-7, Springer, Ghent, Belgium.
  • Kahl, Christian; Böttcher, Katja; Tschersich, Markus; Heim, Stephan; Rannenberg, Kai . 2010. "How to enhance Privacy and Identity Management for Mobile Communities: Approach and User driven Concepts of the PICOS Project", ISBN: 978-3642152566,, Springer, Brisbane, Australia.
Working Papers
  • Tschersich, Markus; Spies, Thorsten; Eicker, Stefan . 2008. "Einsatz von Multi-Touch beim Softwaredesign am Beispiel der CRC Card-Methode", ISBN: 1860-2770, Institut für Informatik und Wirtschaftsinformatik, Essen, Germany.
Reviewed Project Publications
  • Döbelt, Susen; Ueberschär, Bernd; Pietro, Elsa; Tschersich, Markus; Heim, Stephan . 2010. "D7.1b Trial plan for the second community prototype.", PICOS.