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.
In October 2008, Edgar Weippl joined the STRAW project as an external expert.
STRAW stands for ‘Security Technology Active Watch‘. STRAW is a support action under the Security Research theme that aims at providing a European Service of Technology Watch on Security Technologies.
Atos Origin SAE
AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association
Thales Services S.AS € Stiftelsen SINTEF
Instituto Nacional de Técnica Aeroespacia
Elsag Datamat S.p.A
Asociación de Empresas de Electrónica, Tecnologías de la Información y Telecomunicaciones de España (AETIC)
European Organisation for Security (EOS)
The concept of STRAW is to bring together the defence and security research industry by a neutral coordination to ensure the awareness of underpinning technologies that make possible the implementation of civil security applica tions.
The target of STRAW is to stimulate the cooperation of providers and users f or civil security applications.
01./02.10.08: General Manager Markus Klemen presents new developments in the area of data theft at two events for executives, which were organized by the Abwehramt, the defense intelligence unit of the Austrian Ministry of Defense.
At the Vienna media exhibition (http://www.medienmesse.at/) Edgar Weippl presents current projects of the research centre in cooperation with ZIT (Zentrum für Innovation und Technologie – Center for Innovation and Technology: http://www.zit.co.at/).
Computer Forensics work on securing and analyzing digital data in order to reconstruct cancelled information, track changes or manipulations and to prove chronological coherences. Every use of digital data leaves traces that are difficult to erase, which endangers the confidentiality of information or renders falsified information identifiable.
Dr. Thomas Mück, stvtr. Generaldirektor der Sozialversicherungsanstalt der gewerblichen Wirtschaft, im Interview über ELGA (elektronische Gesundheitsakte) und Dr. Edgar Weippl, wissenschaftlicher Leiter von SBA, über die neu entwickelte Pseudonymisierungsarchitektur PIPE: zum Artikel »
The joint PhD seminar of Prof. Lopez-Muñoz’ research Lab and Secure Business Austria was a great success. A new research cooperation in the area of “Security for Critical Information Infrastructure” and in improvements in malware detections may follow.
Christopher Krügel said that Trojans used by law enforcement need to be installed on the specific computer of the suspect. It is therefore necessary to rely on vulnerabilities of the system which may be difficult to find…
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