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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:

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

SBA Research @ ETAC 2022

From June 25th to 27th, 2022, three of our colleagues participated in the 5th European Technology Assessment Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. Carolina Cantero and Veronika Nowak each presented a poster – “Technology Assessment, Complexity and Resilience” and “Towards Software Sustainability”, respectively. Philip König… Read More

A Min Tjoa receives Austrian Decoration of Honor

Congratulations to A Min Tjoa! The professor emeritus at TU Wien Informatics and one of the Co-Founders of SBA Research, was honored with the highest Austrian Decoration of Honor for Science and Art (Österreichisches Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst I. Klasse). Read More

MATRIS @ SoCS 2022

The 15th annual Symposium on Combinatorial Search (SOCS) took place at the Technical University of Vienna from the 21st of July to the 23rd of July. The conference started with the Doctoral Consortium on topics of heuristics for being a researcher and resumed with… Read More

Talks: Focus Blackout – Security Expert Johanna Ullrich

Johanna Ullrich, key researcher at SBA Research and Head of the Networks and Critical Infrastructures Security Research Group, was invited to talk at two occasions about her research expertise on Blackouts. On May 25, 2022 the “Sicherheitsgipfel 2022”,… Read More

Talk: Machine actionable DMPs: what? why? how?

On June 29, 2022, Tomasz Miksa, senior researcher at SBA Research, was invited to speak at the RDA webinar on machine actionable DMPs organizied by Danish e-infrastructure Cooperation (DeiC). DeiC is the collaboration with and between the Danish… Read More


After three years we were happy to organize another IMPACT for our partners, friends and employees on June 23rd, 2022. Under the motto #future/#zukunft, we addressed the topics of new work, the future of cyber security in Austria and presented current research topics from our company. Read More

Blockchain Summit “Mysterium Blockchain”

Aljosha Judmayer was a speaker at the “Blockchain Summit – Mysterium Blockchain” on June 21st at the FH St.Pölten. He presented the latest research regarding the security and design of distributed systems in the context of cryptocurrencies and smart contracts. Read More