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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:

Talk at 33C3

Numerous members of SBA are at the CCC Congress in Hamburg. 33C3 takes place from December 27 – 30, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany and is the biggest non-commercial hacker conference worldwide with more than 11.000 people attending ever year. Martin Schmiedecker gives a talk on “Everything you always wanted to… Read More

Paper accepted @ ICST 2017

The paper “Coveringcerts: Combinatorial Methods for X.509 Certificate Testing” by Kristoffer Kleine and Dimitris Simos has been accepted for publication in the 10th IEEE International Conference on Software Testing, Verification and Validation (ICST 2017). ICST is one of the leading conferences for software testing and validation. The results of this… Read More

RuCTFe: top 10 position for We_0wn_Y0u

Last Saturday, students and faculty of SBA Research and the Vienna University of Technology participated as members of the team We_0wn_Y0u in the 2016 RuCTFe competition. The team scored 9th of 451 registered teams worldwide. Students are primarily recruited from our “(Advanced) Internet Security” lecture series which is taught together… Read More

SBA Research at IT-SeCX 2016

SBA Research attended the IT-SeCX, the annual security exchange event of the FH St. Pölten, which took place on November 4th 2016. Researchers of SBA Research presented multiple talks at the IT-SeCX 2016, including Peter Kieseberg, Martin Schmiedecker, Damjan Buhov, and Adrian Dabrowski. You can find the subset of the… Read More

ACM CCS 2016 organized by SBA Research

Today is the official start of the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS’16) in the Hofburg, Vienna, Austria. The first keynote was held by Dr. Hellman, recipient of the 2015 ACM A.M. Turing Award. Numerous members of SBA are around as well as staffing our info… Read More

European Cybersecurity Talks and Security Rockstars Finals

The European Cybersecurity Talks – boosting the Cybersecurity Industry event took place during the ACM CCS Conference on October, 24 at Hofburg Vienna. The event was organized by SBA Research in cooperation with KSÖ and BM.I, supported by the City of Vienna (Vienna Business Agency)… Read More

Paper accepted @ IEEE EuroS&P 2017

Our paper titled “Block Me If You Can: A Large-Scale Study of Tracker-Blocking Tools” has been accepted for publication at IEEE EuroS&P 2017. The paper is a joint work of SBA Research (G. Merzdovnik, D. Buhov, S. Neuner, M. Schmiedecker, and E. Weippl), FH St. Pölten (M. Huber), and… Read More

CALGO team @ ICTSS2016

Ludwig Kampel presents the paper „Set-based Algorithms for Combinatorial Test Set Generation” (joint work with Dimitris E. Simos) at ICTSS 2016 taking place October 17 – 19 2016, in Graz. This paper proposes a modular algorithmic framework for the generation of covering arrays based on… Read More

CST team @ ICTSS2016

Kristoffer Kleine and Bernhard Garn presented the paper „A Combinatorial Approach to Analyzing Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerabilities in Web Application Security Testing” at ICTSS 2016 taking place October 17 – 19 2016, in Graz. This work is a joint contribution between SBA Research (Dimitris E. Simos,… Read More

SBA Research @ ESORICS 2016

Today is the first day of the 21th European Symposium on Research in Computer Security (ESORICS 2016). Two of our researchers, Stefan Brunthaler and Johanna Ullrich, are attending; Johanna is presenting her paper on attacks exploiting Xen rate limits tomorrow. ESORICS 2016… Read More

2nd NIST/SBA Workshop on Combinatorial Security Testing

The second joint workshop between NIST and SBA Research on combinatorial security testing was held at SBA Research, Vienna on August 4th, 2016. The scope of the workshop was to strengthen the existing and already high successful cooperation between the Combinatorial Security Testing team of SBA Research and the ACTS… Read More

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