SBA Research is a research center for Information Security funded partly by the national initiative for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies. Within a network of more than 70 companies, 15 Austrian and international universities and research institutions, and many additional international research partners we jointly work on research challenges ranging from organizational to technical security to strengthen Europe’s Cybersecurity capabilities.
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Blocks and Chains now translated into Korean

Our book Blocks and Chains: Introduction to Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies, and Their Consensus Mechanisms (Aljosha Judmayer, Nicholas Stifter, Katharina Krombholz, Edgar Weippl) has been translated into Korean.

Blocks and Chains Aljosha Judmayer, Nicholas Stifter, Katharina Krombholz, Edgar Weippl

Edgar Weippl ACM Distinguished Speaker

Edgar Weippl offers three talks with ACM’s Distinguished Speaker program.

  • Blockchains & Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Secure Development Lifecycle of Production Environments
  • Improvement of Security of Information Processing in the Industrial Production System Lifecycle

Thomas Konrad conducted workshop at WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018

Thomas Konrad held a workshop on “real security starts where frameworks end” at the WeAreDevelopers World Congress 2018 in Vienna.

Presentation slides can be found here

Edgar Weippl Keynote at Ruhrsec

Power plants and many other industrial plants are an integral part of a country’s critical infrastructure. As systems become more automated and networked and complicated software systems control entire systems, IT security is playing an increasingly important role. Previous attacks have mostly exploited existing vulnerabilities, future attackers will strive to intervene in the development process to build in vulnerabilities themselves.

Edgar Weippl Keynote Ruhrsec 2018

Trust is essential for a society… reports on cybersecurity & trust in a digital society.

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Philipp Reisinger gives talk at SecuritySummit 2018

Philipp Reisinger talks about “Cyber Security Trends 2018, Security Highlights 2017 and future threat scenarios” at tomorrow´s SecuritySummit.

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Thomas Konrad holds workshop and gives talk at “We are Developers”World Congress 2018

Thomas Konrad talks about the “Life of a Pentester” at the world congress taking place from 16-18 May. He will additionally conduct a workshop on “Real Security Starts where Frameworks End”.

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ACM SIGSAC Vienna – People of ACM European Chapters

Our ACM SIGSAC chapter is featured this month at People of ACM European Chapters.

Stephanie Jakoubi gives talk at Security Forum Hagenberg

Stephanie Jakoubi talks about “What we will lack in 2025” at the second day of this year´s Security Forum.

Security Forum Hagenberg

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Philipp Reisinger gives talk at Fachkonferenz Security “Save your Business”

Philipp Reisinger talks about “Two Worlds and one Reality – Approaching Security and Risk in the real and the virtual World” at tomorrow´s Fachkonferenz Security at Novomatic Forum.

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