SBA Research is a research center for Information Security funded partly by the national initiative for COMET Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies. Within a network of more than 70 companies, 15 Austrian and international universities and research institutions, and many additional international research partners we jointly work on research challenges ranging from organizational to technical security to strengthen Europe’s Cybersecurity capabilities.
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SBA Research @ Karriere Netzwerk 2015

This year SBA Research is again represented as an exhibitor at the Karriere Netzwerk from the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten.

Karriere Netzwerk is a job and career exhibition, which takes place for the third time. Detailed Information about the exhibitors can be found at, general information about the event can be found here.

Karriere Netzwerk 2015

Georg Merzdovnik @ Security Potpourri

Georg Merzdovnik gives a talk on “Exploit Mitigation – Past, Present (and Future?)” at the “Security Potpourri” at the University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien. The event takes place for the 3rd time and is held on October 27th as part of the European Cyber Security Month (ECSM).

IEEE Senior Member Grade for Artemios G. Voyiatzis

The IEEE awarded Artemios G. Voyiatzis the  Senior Member Grade in 2015. The IEEE Senior Member Grade is the highest grade for which IEEE members can apply. The award recognizes those IEEE members that are in professional practice for at least 10 years and show significant performance over a period of at least five of their years in professional practice (more on IEEE Senior Member Grade page).

SBA hosted ERCIM Fall 2015 Meetings

From Monday, 12. October 2015 to Tuesday, 13. October 2015 SBA hosted the ERCIM Fall 2015 Meetings together with the AISBL General Assembly and the joint meeting with Informatics Europe. As a highlight, Zuzana Kukelova received the Cor Baayen Award for her outstanding scientific contributions to the field of computer graphics.

Reception ERCIM Meeting 2015        Zuzana Kukelova

Security Afterworks “Best of Summer of Security Conferences”

Black Hat, DEF CON, USENIX, Android Security Conference and Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit – the summer of security is almost over.
For those who didn’t have the chance to participate we put together a special event to present the latest news in the world of IT-Security: Adrian Dabrowski, Georg Merzdovnik and Stefan Jakoubi presented the hottest topics of this summer’s big conferences at our last Security Afterworks, which took place on October 1st.

The presentations of the talks can be found here.

ERCIM News No. 103

The ERCIM News No. 103 has just been published at

SBA Research contributed with one article about the SCUDO project:
A Structured Approach to Defence Simulation Training by Peter Kiesberg

Hollywood Hacking @ European Researcher’s Night 2015

Adrian Dabrowski presented the “myth-buster”-session “Hollywood Hacking by SBA Research” at the European Researcher’s Night 2015, which took place on September 25, 2015.

The European Researchers’ Night celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. Events took place in 280 cities across Europe and beyond. In Austria the Researcher’s Night was organized under the name “F.I.T. for Future” by the University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten.


© FH St. Pölten/Maximilian Döringer
© FH St. Pölten/Maximilian Döringer
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© FH St. Pölten/Raphaela Raggam











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