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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:

Submission Deadline Oct 15 – ARES Conference

SBA organizes the ARES Conference (http://www.ares-conference.eu/). This year’s conference will be held in Japan. In 2010 the conference will move back to Europe, where Vienna is the planned venue. ARES aims at a full and detailed discussion of the research issues of dependability as an integrative concept that covers… Read More

STRAW – Security Technology Active Watch

In October 2008, Edgar Weippl joined the STRAW project as an external expert. STRAW stands for ‘Security Technology Active Watch‘. STRAW is a support action under the Security Research theme that aims at providing a European Service of Technology Watch on Security Technologies. The consortium: Atos Origin SAE AeroSpace and… Read More


8.10.08: At the “Impulse08” events of the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) in Vienna, Graz and Salzburg, GM Markus Klemen talks about the challenges to IT-Security due to company employees. 8.10.08: Im Rahmen der Impulse08 Veranstaltungsreihe der österreichischen Computergesellschaft (OCG) referiert Mag. Markus Klemen im Schluss Leopoldskron… Read More

SBA@Bundesamt für Landesverteidigung

01./02.10.08: General Manager Markus Klemen presents new developments in the area of data theft at two events for executives, which were organized by the Abwehramt, the defense intelligence unit of the Austrian Ministry of Defense. 01./02.10.08: Geschäftsführer Mag. Klemen präsentiert in Vorträgen im Rahmen zweier Veranstaltungen für… Read More

SBA@Medienmesse 08

At the Vienna media exhibition (http://www.medienmesse.at/) Edgar Weippl presents current projects of the research centre in cooperation with ZIT (Zentrum für Innovation und Technologie – Center for Innovation and Technology: http://www.zit.co.at/). Computer Forensics work on securing and analyzing digital data in order to reconstruct cancelled information, track changes or… Read More

Academic Community Launch 2008

SBA supports microsoft’s student partners organizing this years academic community launch. This event aims at informing students about the newest technologies regarding .NET. SBA unterstützt die Microsoft Student Partner beim diesjährigen Academic Community Launch. Diese Event richtet sich an Studenten und informiert… Read More

SBA @ Die Zeit

General Manager of SBA Markus Klemen about secure ways to browse the internet. Download » SBA Geschäftsführer Markus Klemen über sicheres Surfen. Download »… Read More

SBA @ Economy

General Manager of SBA Markus Klemen provides details about the current situation of computer security and the OCG Securitycertificate. Download » SBA Geschäftsführer Markus Klemen erklärt die momentane Situation bezüglich Computersicherheit und Details bezüglich des neuen OCG Sicherheitszertifikats. Download… Read More

PIPE @ Economy

Dr. Thomas Mück, stvtr. Generaldirektor der Sozialversicherungsanstalt der gewerblichen Wirtschaft, im Interview über ELGA (elektronische Gesundheitsakte) und Dr. Edgar Weippl, wissenschaftlicher Leiter von SBA, über die neu entwickelte Pseudonymisierungsarchitektur PIPE: zum Artikel » Dr. Thomas Mück, stvtr. Generaldirektor der Sozialversicherungsanstalt der gewerblichen Wirtschaft, im Interview… Read More

Prof. Lopez-Muñoz – PhD seminar – Malaga

The joint PhD seminar of Prof. Lopez-Muñoz’ research Lab and Secure Business Austria was a great success. A new research cooperation in the area of “Security for Critical Information Infrastructure” and in improvements in malware detections may follow. Das Forschungsseminar… Read More


Christopher Krügel said that Trojans used by law enforcement need to be installed on the specific computer of the suspect. It is therefore necessary to rely on vulnerabilities of the system which may be difficult to find… http://derstandard.at/?url=/?id=3080417 http://www.ots.at/presseaussendung.php?schluessel=OTS_20071018_OTS0180 Bei einer Pressekonferenz zum Thema Online-Trojaner sagte… Read More

Große Resonanz am ersten “Tag der Forschungszentren”

Der im Rahmen der “Woche der Informatik 2007” abgehaltene Tag der Forschungszentren erfreute sich einer sehr großen und positiven Resonanz. Die von SBA, ZIT und OCG organisierte Veranstaltung zeigte das Leistungsspektrum der Forschungszentren in laufenden Präsentationen und Podiumsdiskussionen sowie in einer begleitenden Fachausstellung. Der Tag der Forschungszentren begann mit einer… Read More

Trust in IT Systems

Edgar Weippl, SBA’s Head of Research, is interviewed in “Der Standard” about the new FIT IT programm “Trust in IT Systems”: Article » Edgar Weippl, wissenschaftlicher Leiter von SBA, im Interview im “Der Standard” über das die zweite Ausschreibung des FIT IT Programms “Trust in IT… Read More

SBA Obmann A Min Tjoa im Interview im “Der Standard”

SBA chairman A Min Tjoa is interviewed in “Der Standard” about useless knowledge and approaches for data gathering: Interview » SBA Obmann A Min Tjoa im Standardinterview über nutzloses Wissen und Methoden zur Datenfindung: Link zum Interview »… Read More

Tag der Forschungszentren – Podcast

Within the week of informatics Secure Business Austria organizes together with the Austrian Computer Society and ZIT the “Research Center Day”. Edgar Weippl, SBA’s Head of Research, provides an overview per podcast, which can be found here: http://feeds.feedburner.com/woche-der-informatik. Im Rahmen der Woche der Informatik organisiert Secure… Read More

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