We are hiring! If you are interested to join our lab in Lille to work on web security and privacy, you will find our open positions below! Lille is a city that is extremely well-connected: 1h30 to London, 1h00 to Paris, 1h00 to the CDG airport and 35 minutes to Bruxelles. Interested? Don't hesitate to contact us! We'll be happy to answer any of your questions.

Security analysis of existing and new Web standards

The aim of this thesis is to measure the impact of these new web standards on the user’s privacy and design generic defense techniques to increase privacy in case their security is lacking.

When: From September 2022 to August 2025

Where: Spirals team@Inria Lille in France

Contact: Pierre Laperdrix, Clémentine Maurice, Romain Rouvoy, Walter Rudametkin

Application deadline: June 15th, 2022

Detailed description: PDF

Automated software testing to improve the privacy of browsers

The goal of this research project is to build an extensible browser testing platform that explores browser configurations, executes browsers and generates browser fingerprints that are analyzed to find privacy issues and the components at fault, at development-time.

Keywords: Cybersecurity, Browser fingerprinting, Web privacy, Software Product Lines, Software engineering

Where: Spirals team@Inria Lille - Université de Lille in France

Contact: Walter Rudametkin (Supervisor), Clement Quinton (Co-supervisor)

Detailed description: PDF