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.
ISIS @ TU Wien IAIK @ TU Graz DKE @ Uni Wien NM @ WU Wien FH St. Pölten AIT

SBA Research moved to a new location!

Our new address: Floragasse 7, 1040 Vienna, Austria Effective since: June 25, 2019 More at:


SBA at Troopers conference

Manuel and Sebastian presented our research results on Cloud Security and Smartphone Messengers at Troopers conference in Heidelberg, Germany.

SBA Research folders now available

Our latest research center folders are available here.


Christian Pichler is holding a talk about current developments in Process Mining

The overall goal of EDImine is the analysis of inter-organizational business processes. Thereby, EDImine’s approach extends innovative process mining techniques, which currently have a pure focus on processes within a company. The project delivers means for mining the messages exchanged between companies, discovering the inherent inter-organizational processes using process mining, extracting relevant information out of these processes and lifting the information to the business level. The overall objective is the analysis, the optimization, the forecast, as well as the monitoring of inter-organizational relationships from an economic as well as from a technical point of view.

SBA Research beim Innovationsgespräch der Stadt Wien – 19.04.2012

SBA Research nimmt am nächsten Innovationsgespräch der Stadt Wien zum Thema „IT-Security und Datenschutz“ am 19. April 2012 teil!

Neben spannenden Vorträgen werden wir auch als Speeddating-Kandidaten vor Ort sein um in Einzelgesprächen inhaltliche Details zu vertiefen! Das genaue Programm:

Die offizielle Einladung:

ZIT – Die Technologieagentur der Stadt Wien GmbH und der IT Cluster Wien ladet herzlich zum nächsten Innovationsgespräch zum Thema „IT-Security und Datenschutz“ am 19. April 2012  ein.

Das Innovationsgespräch wird von 08:30 Uhr bis 16:00 Uhr  im Mediatower (Taborstraße 1-3, 15. Stock, 1020 Wien) stattfinden und ist kostenlos.

Aufgrund der begrenzten Teilnehmeranzahl ist eine Anmeldung unter bis spätestens 8. April 2012 erforderlich.

Future Network Management Forum am 21.3.2012

Am 21.3.2012 findet in der Industriellenvereinigung am Schwarzenbergplatz das Management Forum zum Thema “Mittelfristige Prognose der österreichischen Wirtschaft bis 2016” statt. Markus Klemen wird als Teilnehmer der Podiumsdiskussion vertreten sein.

Programm und Anmeldung

DIAMONDS workshop held at SBA Research

SBA Research is holding the current workshop for the international DIAMONDS project in Vienna ( This meeting brings together specialists from all over europe to discuss current developments on the security testing sector.

Manuel Leithner: Book Review “Thor’s Microsoft Security Bible” by Timothy ‘Thor’ Mullen

“Arguably, one of the major shortcomings of many organizations today is an inherent division between the security team and the network and system administration staff. To bridge this gap, and also to enable administrators in smaller companies to perform their duties in a more security-oriented fashion, Timothy “Thor” Mullen’s Microsoft Security Bible offers a collection” (more…)

IJSSE Special Issue: Submission Deadline Mar 7

International Journal of Secure Software Engineering (IJSSE), Special Issue Call for Papers “Lessons learned in engineering secure & dependable Web applications”

Special Issue Editors:
Martin Gilje Jaatun, SINTEF ICT, Norway
Edgar Weippl, SBA Research, Austria
Riccardo Scandariato, KU Leuven, Belgium


Manuel Leithner, Book review: XBOX 360 Forensics: A Digital Forensics Guide to Examining Artifacts. S. Bolt. ISBN: 978-1597496230.

XBOX 360 Forensics: A Digital Forensics Guide to Examining Artifacts. S. Bolt. ISBN: 978-1597496230.

ARES Keynotes

Annie I. Antón and Chenxi Wang are the keynote speakers at this year’s ARES conference.

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