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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:

ACCSA Simulation Game – SBA participates in Cyber Crisis Management Exercise

On September 28th, the final ACCSA simulation game took place online. The goal was to evaluate the Cyber-Crisis-Management exercise concept (CKM) including its methodologies developed as part of the ACCSA project. Two expert groups, consisting of ministry and stakeholder representatives, were able to practice an escalating cyber crisis scenario in… Read More

IEEE Euro S&P Conference – SBA among 2021 Hosts

The 6th Euro S&P edition will be hosted by SBA Research, TU Wien and the University of Vienna on September 7-11, 2021 at the University Center Althanstraße. Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy,… Read More

DigitalDays 2020 – Markus Klemen discusses Security in Expert Panel

Markus Klemen was part of the Security panel at this year´s DigitalDays. A group of experts from national corporations and politics discussed Security challenges, awareness and state of the art Security research. The intention of the session “Digital safety and crisis resistant city” was to establish a strategy on… Read More

Software in Modern Society – Interview with Thomas Konrad

Nearly 10 years ago, the slogan of IT entrepreneur and founder of Netscape Marc Andreessen “Software eats the world” was born. He was right about one thing: software has become the digital nervous system of our modern society. There are no longer any areas of life – from running water… Read More

Digital Days 2020 – Digital Security and Crisis-proof City

At Digital Days 2020 on September 30 and October 1, everything will revolve around new trends and the most burning issues surrounding FutureTech and digitization. With respect to the current situation the main stage program will be streamed live from the Erste Campus. Under the motto “Digital Capital of People”,… Read More

ViSP Workshop – Christian Kudera speaks about Stopp Corona App

The ongoing global pandemic has caused a rising demand for automated contact tracing solutions. While it is a desirable goal to automatically notify persons who may have been in contact with an infected person, this comes with many problems for Security and Privacy. This year´s workshop will cover these problems… Read More

Is Cloud Computing secure?

As guests in the Discover CEE blog from Raiffeisen Bank International Stefan Jakoubi and Philipp Reisinger discuss benefits and risks, the shared responsibility model and their top three takeaways. Read up on the details here!… Read More

ARES 2020

The ARES 2020 Conference, hosted by SBA Research, is currently taking place as all-digital conference. We are very happy to presenting a diverse program to more than 300 participants from over 43 countries, including: 27 full papers (acceptance rate: 21.26%) and 6 short papers82 workshop papers… Read More

NGI Map: SBA is excited to join the NGI ecosystem!

SBA Research is happy to announce that we are now part of the interactive NGI stakeholder Map. The NGI Map provides information about active participants in the European NGI initiative and is one pillar in advancing the NGI ecosystem. The NGI initiative funds European innovative research projects that make… Read More

Resilience and Digital Agriculture

“From robotics and sensor technology to questions of biology and economics, all the way to safety, ethical and social implications, everything comes together here.” With this quote Thomas Neubauer introduces the relevance of resilience, digital agriculture and security in an interview with “Der Standard” & “… Read More

Exploiting KeePassRPC – SBA Student finds Vulnerability

While taking a university course on security, Philipp Danzinger discovered two critical related vulnerabilities in KeePassRPC, an addon for the popular password manager KeePass. Both vulnerabilities allow a malicious web site to read and leak (unlocked) KeePass databases, while being very hard or impossible to detect, provided the KeePassRPC addon is… Read More

System Administrator Appreciation Day

The System Administrator Appreciation Day is an annual commemoration for system administrators. It was invented by Ted Kekatos and is held on the last Friday in July since 2000. Kekatos was inspired by a Hewlett-Packard ad by employees thanking a system administrator with flowers and fruit baskets for installing new… Read More

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