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

Recent News:

SBA @HaPoC

On the 20th of October, Caroline Lawitschka from the University of Vienna and Philip König of SBA Research, gave the talk titled “Empowering Intellectual Workers Through AI-Generated Content,” which was entirely composed by ChatGPT at the HaPoC 2023 in Warsaw, Poland. This provocative endeavor showcased the potential… Read More
SBA @HaPoC

SBA @ITSecx

On the 13th of October, Fabian Obermann presented the talk with the title “Lessons from the Past: Using Git History to Detect Software Aging and Code Weaknesses” at FH St. Pölten’s IT-Security Community Exchange (IT-SECX). This study, conducted in collaboration with Dennis Toth, Philip König and Alexander… Read More
SBA @ITSecx

This Abstract Was Written by ChatGPT: Empowering Intellectual Workers Through AI-Generated Content

With this we explore the transformative potential of AI in facilitating interdisciplinary research, enhancing learning experiences, and reducing academic workload. It delves into specific AI-driven tools that can democratize knowledge access, benefit both generalists and specialists, and streamline administrative tasks. The presentation aims to stimulate discussions on responsibly harnessing AI… Read More

Doctoral Thesis Defense of Bernhard Garn

On Monday, October 9, 2023, Bernhard successfully defended his doctoral thesis titled ‘Design Theory Methods and their Applications to the Science of Security’ in his defensio. The committee was chaired by Martina Lindorfer (TU Wien) and in addition consisted of Edgar Weippl (University of Vienna), Rachel… Read More
Doctoral Thesis Defense of Bernhard Garn

Sebastian Schrittwieser @PriSec

On the 9th of October, Sebastian Schrittwieser had the pleasure to give a talk with the topic “ChatGPT und Co.: Revolution in der Arbeitswelt oder der neue Security-Albtraum?” at this years PriSec. The strategy forum for decision-makers from information security and data protection. PriSec brings together the… Read More
Sebastian Schrittwieser @PriSec

Blockchain-Babel: Challenges in developing precise terminology between law and technology in the context of cryptocurrencies and distributed ledger technologies

When (Tax) Law meets Blockchain Technologies: In this book chapter we discuss the current challenges that lawmakers and technologists face when trying to find a common understanding and terminology in the context of Cryptocurrencies. Title In German: Blockchain-Babel: Herausforderungen bei der Entwicklung präziser Begrifflichkeiten zwischen Recht und Technik im Kontext… Read More

Bernhard Garn @COST Action

Bernhard Garn from the DEFSYS team has joined the management committee of two COST Actions, where he will represent MATRIS/SBA and Austria: On the 17 of October the CA22164 – european Network on Extreme fiRe behaviOr (NERO) Action CA22164 – COST started and on the 26th of September the CA22168… Read More

SBA @IKT

On the 3rd of October the successful Young Researchers’ Day (YRD) at the IKT Security Conference 2023 was held at Design Center Linz. With over 3,000 participants, 80+ Talks, and Workshops, the IKT Conference was a resounding success. Young researchers seamlessly integrated into the main ICT program,… Read More
SBA @IKT

Sebastian Schrittwieser @WASP

On September 29th, Sebastian Schrittwieser was part of the First Workshop on Attacks and Software Protection (WASP) co-located with the ESORICS conference 2023 in Den Haag. He presented our research on modeling obfuscation stealth through code complexity in which we demonstrated how code complexity measures can be… Read More