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funded partly by the national initiative for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies.

Recent News:

Plenary Talk @DoD 2023

On the 5th of July, Dimitris Simos gave a plenary talk on “Disaster scenarios with discrete sequences: Using combinatorics for enhanced disaster preparedness” at the 6th International Conference on Dynamics of Disasters (DoD 2023). Klaus Kieseberg and… Read More

Professor Lucia Moura visited MATRIS Research Group

Professor Lucia Moura from the University of Ottawa, Canada, visited the MATRIS Research Group for two days focusing on research discussion and mutual exchange, from the 29th-30th of June 2023. Prof. Moura is a distinguished researcher in the… Read More

SBA @Troopers 2023

On June 29, Martin Grottenthaler attended the Troopers conference in Heidelberg to present on vulnerabilities in Windows environments. The two-and-a-half-day conference featured talks on attack and defense strategies, Active Directory/Windows, and several other general topics. The keynote address was delivered by Mikko… Read More

Johanna Ullrich on Radio Ö1

On national radio, our key researcher Dr. Johanna Ullrich discussed the topic of state observation, its legal and technical implications together with Dr. Christof Tschohl, Scientific Director of Centre for Digital Human Rights. The recording of the live show is available here: https://oe1.orf.at/programm/20230628/723315/Sicherheit-durch-Ueberwachung-Sicherheit-vor-Ueberwachung… Read More

ERIS @TMA Conference

On June 26, the ERIS Team had the opportunity of attending the TMA Conference. Johanna Ullrich served as the TPC chair, ensuring a well-organized and fruitful event. During the conference, Markus Maier, Gabriel… Read More


On Tuesday, June the 13th, we had our yearly event for partners and friends of SBA. This year, we placed #IMPACT 2023 under the #motto SBA Research – connecting since 2006. We celebrated our long-standing relationship with some of the best research and educational institutions in Austria and Germany. For… Read More


On June 6th, 2023, Anja Klauzer and Veronika Nowak participated in the TA|23, the annual conference of the Institute of Technology Assessment at the Austrian Academy of Sciences. They presented Anja’s work “Power Grid… Read More


On June 1, 2023, Florian Holzbauer and Gabriel Gegenhuber conducted a workshop at the IT-S Now conference titled “Dissecting the Unknown – How to Extend Wireshark with Lua.” The workshop aimed to delve into the intricacies of using… Read More

Article: “In Wien wird die IT-Sicherheit menschlich gemacht”

“Vienna is one of the largest university cities in the German-speaking world. Universities, universities of applied sciences, private universities and several private research institutions form a high concentration of knowledge. The ViSP was founded to bundle these capacities. The Vienna Cybersecurity and Privacy Research Cluster consists… Read More