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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:

Attack/Defense CTF Day @ European Cyber Security Challenge

From September 13-16, 2022, the European Cyber Security Challenge took place in Vienna, Austria. The ECSC is the culmination of cyber security challenges in European countries, with all participating countries striving to send the best security talents to the ECSC finals. With over 30… Read More

Young Researchers’ Day is back again!

As part of the ICT Security Conference (September 14-15, 2022), a group of nine dedicated young researchers presented their scientific work in front of 1800 participants on the main stage of the Conference. A big thanks to the OCG IT Security Working… Read More


The CALGO team of the MATRIS research group of SBA Research joined the 24th International Symposium on Symbolic and Numeric Algorithms for Scientific Computing Conference (SYNASC) held at the Research Institute for Symbolic Computation of the Johannes Kepler University, at Schloss Hagenberg… Read More

Talk: State of ICS security in the chemical sector

On 8 September 2022, Matthias Eckhart gave a lightning talk on the state of ICS security in the chemical sector at the networking event “Advanced Digital Technologies for Sustainable Business Models in the Chemical Sector” organized by Wirtschaftskammer Österreich. Links… Read More


The MATRIS Research Group (SBA Research) contributed through a booth to the ARES conference. The conference took place in Vienna between 23-26 August 2022. At the MATRIS/SBA booth, conference participants could get information regarding recent research highlights of… Read More

SBA Research @ ACDL 2022

Tanja Šarčević, researcher at SBA´s MDLM research group, presented her research work on Ownership Protection in Machine Learning Processes at the 5th Advanced Course on Data Science & Machine Learning (ACDL), August… Read More

ARES & CD-MAKE 2022 – Vienna calling!

The 17th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2022), was held from August 23 to August 26, 2022 in SBA Research’ home town, Vienna. Co-located with ARES for the sixth time was the International IFIP Cross Domain Conference for Machine Learning & Knowledge Extraction –… Read More

Talks @ ACA Conference 2022

MATRIS Research Group contributed four talks to the Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (ACA). Talk: A Call for more Automata Theory in Sequential Combinatorial Testing Ludwig Kampel, researcher of MATRIS Research Group, gave a talk “A Call for more Automata Theory in Sequential Combinatorial Testing” in the… Read More

SBA@ DEXA 2022

Veronika Nowak participated in the ARTE Workshop on August 24th, 2022 within the 33rd DEXA Conferences & Workshops 2022. She and Edgar Weippl had co-authored – together with colleagues from… Read More

SBA @ ACA Conference 2022

The 27th International Conference on Applications of Computer Algebra (ACA) took place this year in Istanbul, Turkey at Gebze Technical University within the scope of SCALE (Symbolic Computation: Algorithms, Learning, and Engineering). The conference started on the 15th of August, Monday, and continued until the 19th of August, Friday. Read More

Katharina Pfeffer presented paper on Security Stories at SOUPS 2022

Katharina Pfeffer presented the paper “Replication: Stories as Informal Lessons about Security” from Katharina Pfeffer, Alexandra Mai, Edgar Weippl, Emilee Rader, and Katharina Krombholz at the Eighteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) taking place from August 7-9 in Boston.  Paper abstract Anecdotal stories about security threats told to… Read More

Talk: User-Perceived Privacy in Blockchain

The Field of blockchain privacy was presented by SBA Research´s researcher, Simin Ghesmati, who talked about her work at three conferences in the spring/summer of 2022. Originally presented at the 3rd Workshop on Coordination of Decentralized Financev (CoDecFin) 2022, Simin Ghesmati held a talk… Read More