Data Privacy in Digital Health Startups

  • Type:Bachelor or Master Thesis
  • Date:immediately (September / October 2022)
  • Supervisor:

    Rahel Sophie Martjan 

    Sascha Weimar

Data Privacy in Digital Health Startups

More and more startups in the field of digital health are nowadays found. Many of us use health trackers or apps which improve our health. But do we know whether our data is secure? How can digital health startups ensure that our data is secure? Some digital health startups employ Chief Data Officers. What is their role and are they needed?

Your task is to shed light on this field and analyze how data security is handled in digital health startups. Furthermore, in the next step possible options to improve data security in digital health startups should be identified

Possible Research Questions (can be adapted to personal interests)

  • How is the topic Data Security currently handled in digital health startups?
  • How can digital health startups ensure that customer data is secure?
  • Should digital health startups employ Chief Data Officers? 

Your Benefits

  • Insights into current research topics
  • Intensive supervision of work and support
  • Possibility for a joint scientific publication

Your Profile

  • Interest in digital health and startups
  • Good self-organization and communication skills
  • A self-motivated and reliable way of working

Interested? Please send your grade statement, your curriculum vitae and a brief description of your motivation to Rahel Martjan: rahel.martjan∂kit.edu

 

 

Data Privacy in Digital Health Startups

More and more startups in the field of digital health are nowadays found. Many of us use health trackers or apps which improve our health. But do we know whether our data is secure? How can digital health startups ensure that our data is secure? Data security still seems to be an untouched meadow with many question marks for digital health startups.

Your task is to shed light on this field and analyze how data security is handled in digital health startups. Furthermore, in the next step possible options to improve data security in digital health startups should be identified.

Possible Research Questions (can be adapted to personal interest):

  • How is the topic data security handled in digital health startups (contact can be provided by the institute)?
  • What is required to ensure that digital health apps are secure?
  • What are possible ways to support digital health startups with the topic data security?

Your Benefits

  • Insight into current research topics
  • Intensive supervision of work and support
  • Possibility for a joint scientific publication

Profile

  • Interested in digital health and startups
  • Good self-organization and communication skills
  • Motivated and reliable way of working

Interested? Please send your grade statement, your curriculum vitae and a brief description of your motivation to Rahel Martjan: rahel.martjan∂kit.edu