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Cryptocurrencies Tutorial at WWW 2016

Aljosha Judmayr’s Tutorial on Cryptocurrencies at WWW 2016 was very well received.

WWW’s keynote speakers Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Mary Ellen Zurko attended and you can read Mary Ellen’s tweets (tweet (Tweet, more )

Other positive comments by Tactika and Surya Kallumadi.

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The abstract is published in ACM DL. Aljosha Judmayer and Edgar Weippl. 2016. Cryptographic Currencies Crash Course (C4): Tutorial. In Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web (WWW ’16 Companion). International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee, Republic and Canton of Geneva, Switzerland, 1021-1024. DOI=http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2872518.2891066

Katharina Krombholz @ “Lange Nacht der Forschung” kick-off event

Katharina Krombholz was invited to participate in the kick-off event and press conference of “Lange Nacht der Forschung” together with Gerald Klug (technology minister), Hannes Androsch (Austrian Council for Research and Technology Development) and Clara Eibensteiner (bmvit-research trainee).

Lange Nacht der Forschung

Martin Schmiedecker and Sebastian Neuer gave insights into how hackers really worked in contrast to the what is portrayed in movies. A second exhibit showed how mobile devices may compromise their owners’ privacy.

You can find the pictures from the OCG here.

Adrian Dabrowski at Ö1

On April 22, 2016, Adrian Dabrowski is a guest at Ö1 “Nachtquartier” and speaks about “to hack or not to hack”. He will answer questions from the audience about the life of a hacker and IT security researcher.

April 22, 2016, 00:05, http://oe1.orf.at/programm/434407 

SBA at Alpbach – Breakout Session on Cyber-Security

Under the lead of TU Austria, we organize an Alpbach Breakout Session on Cyber-Security as a fundamental right. Participants include Isao Echizen (NII), Lokke Moerel (Tilburg University), Günter Müller (University of Freiburg), Reinhard Posch (TU Graz), and Bart Preneel (University of Leuven).

Tomasz Miksa PhD defense

Tomek defended his PhD thesis “Verification and Validation of Scientific Workflow Re-executions” successfully and graduated with distinction. Congratulations!

Tomasz Miksa PhD

Guest Talk: “DNS Traffic Analysis: Opportunities, Risks, and (Self-)Defenses”

Dominik Herrmann, post-doctoral researcher in the Security in Distributed Systems Group (SVS) at University of Hamburg, Germany gives a talk about “DNS Traffic Analysis: Opportunities, Risks, and (Self-)Defenses”. Abstract.

Friday, 15.04.2016, 14.00-15.00

This event is hosted by the Vienna ACM SIGSAC Chapter.

ERCIM News No.105

The ERCIM News No. 105 has just been published here.

SBA Research contributed with the article “Detection of Data Leaks in Collaborative Data Driven Research” by Peter Kieseberg, Edgar Weippl and Sebastian Schrittwieser.

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