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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:

IEEE Euro S&P Conference – SBA among 2021 Hosts

The 6th Euro S&P edition will be hosted by SBA Research, TU Wien and the University of Vienna on September 7-11, 2021 at the University Center Althanstraße. Since 1980, the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy has been the premier forum for presenting developments in computer security and electronic privacy,… Read More

Security Tips for Home Office

Stay secure during Home Office. Almost overnight, most companies had to severely limit physical access to their offices. As more and more employees start working from home, connecting to their company network infrastructure, security becomes an immediate concern. Keeping IT systems up and running has never been more important than… Read More

sec4dev 2020, was a great success! See you at sec4dev 2021!

A big thanks to all for participating in the sec4dev conference and bootcamp 2020! Due to the constantly growing number of participants at sec4dev and the great interest in our regular security MeetUps, we now reach more than 600 experts, and the trend is rising. Only through the… Read More

Papers accepted at Eurocrypt and S&P

Hamza Abusalah has an SBA paper accepted at Eurocrypt 2019 taking place in Darmstadt, Germany from May 19-23, 2019.Paper: Reversible Proofs of Sequential Work We are also excited to announce that the paper “XCLAIM: Trustless, Interoperable Cryptocurrency-Backed Assets” by Alexei Zamyatin is accepted at IEEE S&P 2019,… Read More

SBA among CONCORDIA (H2020) Consortium

CONCORDIA is a major H2020 consortium to interconnect Europe’s Cybersecurity capabilities. It will establish a pilot for a Cybersecurity Competence Network and will lead the development of a common Cybersecurity Research & Innovation Roadmap for Europe. CONCORDIA consortium Press release… Read More

Paper accepted at IEEE S&P 2019

“If HTTPS Were Secure, I Wouldn’t Need 2FA – End User and Administrator Mental Models of HTTPS” by Katharina Krombholz (CISPA Helmholtz Center (i.G.)), Karoline Busse (University of Bonn), Katharina Pfeffer (SBA Research), Matthew Smith (University of Bonn) and Emanuel von Zezschwitz (University of Bonn) has been accepted at the… Read More

Philipp Reisinger gives a talk at the IKT Security Conference 2018

Philipp Reisinger will hold an exciting talk today entitled “Two Worlds and One Reality – Approaching Security and Risk in the Real and the Virtual World” at the Congress Center Alpbach (IKT Security Conference 2018). Interested people will have the opportunity  to attend the talk/lecture also on November 14, in… Read More

NIST Grant awarded to MaTRIS research group

Computer data breaches cost companies millions of dollars each year. When combined with the damage leaks of private information do to consumers, the total cost of security issues is even greater. Many systems, including blockchains and Internet of Things systems, are created secure at the design level. However, mistakes in… Read More

Dimitris E. Simos, Kristoffer Kleine and Bernhard Garn @ IWCT 2018

Dimitris Simos chairs the Seventh International Workshop on Combinatorial Testing (IWCT 2018) on April 13, 2018. Kristoffer Kleine presents the paper “CAmetrics: A Tool for Advanced Combinatorial Analysis and Measurement of Test Sets” (joint work with Manuel Leithner and Dimitris E. Simos). IWCT 2018 takes place in Västerås, Sweden and… Read More

CST Tutorial @ HotSoS 18, Raleigh, NC, USA

Dimitris Simos (SBA Research) and Rick Kuhn (NIST) are presenting a crash course on combinatorial security testing at the Symposium and Bootcamp for Hot Topics in the Science of Security (HotSoS ’18). The event takes place at Raleigh, NC, USA and is sponsored by the NSA in cooperation… Read More

A Wild Velvet Fork Appears! @ FC´18 Bitcoin Workshop

The paper “A Wild Velvet Fork Appears! Inclusive Blockchain Protocol Changes in Practice” by Alexei Zamyatin, Nicholas Stifter, Aljosha Judmayer, Philipp Schindler, Edgar Weippl and William J. Knottenbelt, in cooperation with the Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering (IC3RE), was presented at the 5th Workshop on Bitcoin and Blockchain… Read More

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