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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:

Christian Kudera talks about Technical Approaches and Lessons learned at Proximity Tracing Workshop

Digital approaches to proximity tracing on Smartphones are expected to contribute significantly to master the Covid-19 pandemic. Several approaches went live since May, and a heated discussion on centralised versus decentralised approaches arose. Beyond technical considerations, like their underlying working principle, constraints due to dependencies on the underlying hardware and… Read More

Stefan Jakoubi moderates IT-Security Cyber Lounge

For many companies, the crisis was a rapid driver of digitalization – as a result, the hacker scene has experienced another real upswing. The topic of IT security has thus also gained in importance. As usual, participants will be provided with exciting community news, expert interviews, trends and the most… Read More

Key Researcher Corinna Schmitt publishes new IEFT Draft

This document provides an overview of the architecture of the L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications System (LDACS), which provides a secure, scalable and spectrum efficient terrestrial data link for civil aviation. LDACS is a scheduled, reliable multi-application cellular broadband system with support for IPv6. N.Mäurer, T.Gräupl, C.Schmitt: L-band Digital Aeronautical Communications… Read More

Johanna Ullrich nominated for 2020 Hedy Lamarr Award

A total of eight female researchers have been nominated for this year’s Hedy Lamarr Prize of the City of Vienna. The prize is awarded to women in Austria for their outstanding achievements in the field of information technology. On October 1, the Hedy Lamarr Prize will be awarded for the… Read More

SOUPS 2020 – Paper presented by Alexandra Mai and Katharina Pfeffer

Alexandra Mai and Katharina Pfeffer present their paper „User Mental Models of Cryptocurrency Systems – A Grounded Theory Approach“  at this year’s SOUPS (Symposium on usable privacy and security). “ The sixteenth Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) brings together an interdisciplinary group of… Read More

cyan Security Group & SBA Research – a Success Story

Innovative Solutions by joint Research Tangible results demonstrate the lasting benefit of the COMET program – from basic to applied research. 10 years of joint efforts in information security within the COMET program have led to a plethora of new and innovative approaches. cyan Security… Read More

COMET Mid-Term Evaluation at SBA Research

On Tuesday, June 16th, 2020, our scientific work in our flagship activity, COMET, was evaluated by an international jury of experts. Due to the all-too-well known COVID-19 restrictions, the whole event had been moved to the virtual realm. That is to say, almost. It turns out that even a virtual… Read More

Philipp Schindler presents Work on HydRand at IEEE S&P 2020

Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy, and for bringing together researchers and practitioners in the field. For the first time, the 2020 Symposium took part as a full virtual conference. Despite the challenges… Read More

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