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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:

sec4dev free session – Software Security 101

Today, 170 participants attended the Software Security 101: Secure Coding Basics Session at sec4dev Conference & Bootcamp! Thomas Konrad (SBA Research) held the 3-hour training on the basics of secure coding giving a good overview… Read More

sec4dev Conference & Bootcamp starting today!

Made for the makers!The 2021 edition of the sec4dev conference (22-25 Feb´21) starts today with 300+ participants! It comes with numerous exciting topics and special sessions covering application security, security testing & automation, cloud & container, machine learning & AI security and much more. As an additional asset… Read More

ACCSA – KIRAS project on Cyber Crisis Support Activities completed

ACCSA aimed to enable comprehensive and innovative training, exercise and evaluation concepts for all actors in state cyber crisis management and the like and thereby reduced response times and error rates in the event of a real cyber crisis. In the course of this project, SBA Research was working on threat scenarios used as… Read More

Dimitris E. Simos – Habilitation completed at TU Graz!

Congratulations to Dimitris E. Simos (Key Researcher at SBA Research) for completing his Habilitation at Graz University of Technology. As of Jan.1st 2021, Dimitris is now Associate Professor (non-tenured track, venia docendi for Applied Computer Science) with… Read More

SBA Research Quarterly – 2nd issue

Our second newsletter was sent out today. Check it out here! We introduce you to ISIS, our (I)IoT, Systems and Industrial Security Group. In our video we highlight their research in areas such as side-channel attacks, automating security risk assessments or injecting security features in firmware post… Read More

Today is Safer Internet Day!

Today is Safer Internet Day! To support our partners and customers, we have compiled our Home Office top tips for employees and for organizations for keeping their IT infrastructure secure and available. Stay secure during Home Office! Security Tips for Home Office SBA Live Academy on YouTube:… Read More

SBA Academy Blogpost – Introducing: The Security Champion

From Bad-Cop Culture to Sustainable Security Integration Since our entire working life runs on software, security is essential for almost every business operation; what is more, customer trust largely depends on whether security incidents happen and if so, how they are handled. To strongly root security in your company culture,… Read More

USENIX 2021 – paper accepted

SBA’s paper “On the Usability of Authenticity Checks for Hardware Security Tokens” by Katharina Pfeffer, Alexandra Mai, Adrian Dabrowski, Matthias Gusenbauer, Philipp Schindler, Edgar Weippl, Michael… Read More

Digital Twins for CPS Security – new Dagstuhl Seminar granted

Edgar Weippl (SBA Research) co-organizes a new Dagstuhl seminar Digital Twins for Cyber-Physical Systems Security at the distinguished Schloss Dagstuhl – Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik. This Dagstuhl seminar aims to provide insights into the opportunities and limitations of the digital-twin concept for CPS… Read More

Smart-lock systems – how secure are they?

Christian Kudera (SBA Research) recently gave an interview on smart-lock systems to Kurier, in which he focuses on their functionality and security. Smart-lock systems use digital code as a key. They are locked and unlocked with the smartphone via app. Read… Read More

The Anthropocene Review – new journal article published

Congratulation to Kevin Mallinger (SBA Research) for having his journal paper published at the Anthropocene Review! As part of his interdisciplinary resilience research, Kevin is looking into social-ecological and technological systems and their links to anthropogenic activities. The global iron industry… Read More

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