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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:

Source code review “Stopp Corona App”

The Austrian Red Cross and Accenture GmbH offered us access to the source code of the “Stopp Corona App”. We will take a deeper look into the app to provide a new technical statement with regard to security and privacy issues of the updated “Stopp Corona App” (Version 1.1). We… Read More

New Offer: Remote-Security Checks

Check the effectiveness of your remote security capabilities – together, let’s have a look at all the aspects of an effective cyber defense, from employee awareness to the technical entry points into your company. Especially in these times of home office, the availability and protection of the company IT… Read More

Christian Kudera interviewed by Kronen-Zeitung

As a follow up to the recently published technical statement of SBA Research about the Stopp Corona-App (press release), Christian Kudera (Security Analyst and Researcher at SBA Research) was interviewed by krone.at. In the Interview the most important features… Read More

Dimitris Simos appointed as Guest Researcher with US NIST

As of March 13, 2020, Dimitris Simos holds a Guest Researcher appointment with US NIST and is affiliated with the Applied Computational Mathematics Division (ACMD) of the Information Technology Lab (ITL) [1]. In his capacity as an off-site collaborator, Dimitris will further strengthen the ties between SBA’s MATRIS group [2]… Read More

sec4dev – the Security Conference & Bootcamp for Developers

To close the gap between software development and security, the sec4dev conference and bootcamp offered knowledge transfer between developers and security experts. Two days bootcamp, followed by two days conference in the Audimax of the Vienna University of Technology: SBA Research had invited to a tightly packed program for… Read More

Security Tips for Home Office

Stay secure during Home Office. Almost overnight, most companies had to severely limit physical access to their offices. As more and more employees start working from home, connecting to their company network infrastructure, security becomes an immediate concern. Keeping IT systems up and running has never been more important than… Read More

Edgar Weippl about Security in Times of Home Office

The current situation does come with certain upsides: “It may be an incentive to see that working from home can indeed work well. A correct set up of one´s home office environment plays a key role in preventing vulnerabilities and security incidents.” Be sure to read up on Edgar Weippls… Read More

7th place at iCTF for We_0wn_Y0u

Last Friday we managed to secure the 7th place at this years edition of iCTF with our SBA-supported CTF Team  “We_0wn_Y0u” (w0y). The team is organized by SBA researchers and comprised of students/researchers/alumni of TU Wien. We had a great time playing this year. Read More

Female talent is needed in the cybersecurity world!

Interview with ao. Prof. Kurt Matyas, Vice Rector for Studies and Teaching at the TU Wien. According to the (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Report about Women in Cybersecurity, published in 2019, women working in cybersecurity account for 24% of the overall workforce. A 2019 article in the Austrian Newspaper… Read More

ÖFG ArGe Digitale Transformation – Kick-Off Meeting @ SBA

We are very happy to welcome participants from the ÖFG ArGe Digitale Transformation for their Kick-Off Meeting. The main focus will be on resilience. On the 2nd day, members of the OCG Working Group on Sustainability and Computing will contribute to the discussion during a joint… Read More

sec4dev 2020, was a great success! See you at sec4dev 2021!

A big thanks to all for participating in the sec4dev conference and bootcamp 2020! Due to the constantly growing number of participants at sec4dev and the great interest in our regular security MeetUps, we now reach more than 600 experts, and the trend is rising. Only through the… Read More

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