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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:

SBA @ 29c3

Sebastian Schrittwieser presented a talk on ethics in computer security research at the Chaos Communication Congress (29c3) in Hamburg. You can watch the recording on Youtube. Read More

Haya Shulman: Towards a Secure DNS

Towards a Secure DNS (Dec 13, 2pm, SBA) Most caching DNS resolvers still rely for their security, against poisoning, on validating that the DNS responses contain some ‘unpredictable’ values, copied from the request. These values include the 16 bit identifier field, and other fields, randomised and validated by different… Read More

FemTech Success

The last FemTech internships were very successful. The work of Katharina Krombholz led to a journal publication (‘Fake Identities in Social Media – A case study on the sustainability of the Facebook business model’) which was adopted by Springer Journal of Service Science Research. Read More

SBA Research at the IT SeCX at FH St. Pölten

On 09/11/2012 SBA Research presents at the IT-SeCX an der FH St. Pölten. at FH St. Pölten. Sebastian Schrittwieser talks about “WhatsApp and Co.: Attack Vectors in Smartphone Messengers”.          … Read More

2nd Young Researcher’s Day – 29/11/2012

After a successful 1st Young Researcher’s Day in March 2012, we now start in round two! Ingrid Schaumüller-Bichl and Edgar Weippl cordially invite to the 2nd Young Researcher’s Day which will take place during the OCG working group „IT Security“ on 29/11/2012. The basic idea behind this event is the… Read More

IFIP TC8 meeting

A Min Tjoa (TC 8 vice chair) and Edgar Weippl (WG 8.4 chair) presented their activities at the TC 8 meeting in Volendam near Amsterdam. Read More

SBA Research participated at DEFCON 2012

Researchers of SBA Research and the SecLab of the Vienna University of Technology participated successfully in the world’s most recognized capture the flag tournament at DEFCON 2012 in Las Vegas Following a tough qualification with hundreds of competing teams, our team “We_Own_You” made its way to the final round with… Read More

ARES conference

SBA organizes the ARES 20120 conference in Prague               The ARES Conference Team: (from left to right) A Min Tjoa, Edgar Weippl, Yvonne Poul,   Stefan Jakoubi, Simon Tjoa  … Read More

BEST Summer school starts

the BEST summer school on information security starts at the Vienna University of Technology. All lectures are held by researchers and professionals from SBA. Read More

Josef Ressel Center: Hagenberg and SBA Research as Research Institutions

In JR Center for „User-friendly Secure Mobile Environments“ deals with security aspects in current and future mobile applications – e.g., credit and debit card functionalities, cash transactions or (un)locking doors. Center director is Priv.-Doz. DI Dr. René Mayrhofer; the center located at the FH Oberösterreich. Company Partners are: A1 Telekom… Read More

Trust 2012

SBA Research hosts the Trust 2012 conference, which started today.  … Read More

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