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SBA Research is a research center for Information Security
funded partly by the national initiative for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies.

Recent News:

Webinar: Integrating Research Data Management Services using maDMPs

On November 22, 2022 the Webinar Integrating Research Data Management Services using maDMPs took place. Tomasz Miksa, senior researcher at SBA, held a talk and even organized all speakers and structured the content. This webinar, presented by the RDA DMP Common Standards WG, familiarizes participants with the RDA recommendation… Read More

BSides Vienna 2022

SBA Research was once again supporter of this years’ conference BSides, a conference organized by former colleagues of SBA Research. The conference took place on November 19th, 2022 in Vienna. BSides want to promote independent security research and education as well as discourse and collaboration within the community. Read More

Padel event at SBA

We at SBA love joint activities. Be it BBQs, hiking tours or parties, we have great times together. 🙂 Last Friday, November 18th, we tried something new: with two trainers we gained insight in the trend sport Padel. At the C&C Wienerberg we first had some training hours and afterwards… Read More

Dagstuhl Report: Digital Twins for Cyber-Physical Systems Security

Matthias Eckhart, researcher at SBA, published the report for the Dagstuhl Seminar 22171 in April 2022. The full report is now online. Title „Digital Twins for Cyber-Physical Systems Security“ (click to download the pdf) Authors Alvaro Cárdenas Mora, Simin Nadjm-Tehrani, Edgar Weippl, Matthias Eckhart Report… Read More

Inaugural lecture Andreas Holzinger

SBA Research congratulates Univ.-Prof. Dr. Andreas Holzinger on his inaugural lecture at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences. Andreas Holzinger is a founding member of CD-MAKE (Cross Domain Conference for Machine Learning and Knowledge Extraction), co-organized yearly with ARES,… Read More

AutoCyberSec – 1st Innovation Camp on Automotive Security

In September 2022, SBA Research held the first Innovation Camp on Automotive Security “AutoCyberSec”, funded by Austrian Research Promotion Agency (FFG). One goal was to bring experts from different domains of safety, security testing and modelling closer together to prepare for the current and… Read More

The 3rd MATRIS/SBA and NIST Workshop

The third strategic workshop between MATRIS and the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) took place virtually on the 11th, 13th, and 14th of October. MATRIS and NIST have been part of a successful and scientifically fruitful partnership for many years and officially cooperating… Read More

PriSec 2022

From October 11-12 Gerald Sendera held a workshop at the PriSec 2022: HAVEN’T WE FORGOTTEN SOMETHING?… DATA PROTECTION IN SOFTWARE DESIGN AND SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PriSec – Privacy and Security combines the topics of information security and data protection in the company: In the future, this… Read More

SBA @ heise devSec 2022

From October 5-6, 2022, the 6th heise devSec 2022 took place in Karlsruhe, Germany. The conferences´ theme: Secure software starts before the first row of code. Michael Koppmann and Mathias Tausig… Read More

SBA @ IT-SecX 2022

On October 7th, 2022 the IT-SecX (IT Security Community Exchange) conference took place once again at the UAS St.Pölten. The motto of the event was "Cyber Defense". The yearly conference IT-SecX is a platform to exchange knowledge and information on trends, technologies and the latest developments in IT security. Read More

SHEdigital – round table for women-in-it networks

On September 15, 2022, SBA Research hosted the first round table for women-in-IT networks organized by the city of Vienna and DigitalCity.Wien. An impressive number of 30 networks, represented by 42 women, presented themselves, their mission, goals, and activities. Stephanie Jakoubi (SBA Research and… Read More


From September 26-30, 2022 Nicholas Stifter attended the 27th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS) in Copenhagen, Denmark, where he presented the paper “Opportunistic Algorithmic Double Spending: How I learned to stop worrying and love the Fork”. ESORICS has… Read More

SBA part of ACstyria Mobility Cluster

The ACstyria Mobility Cluster represents a network of over 300 companies in the areas Automotive, Aerospace and Rail Systems. The core service of the cluster, which has been in existence since 1995, is the networking and support of Styrian companies along the entire value… Read More