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SGS and Graz University of Technology set up Cybersecurity Campus Graz
SGS and Graz University of Technology have joined forces to set up Cybersecurity Campus Graz. They address the current challenges in cybersecurity by means of working together in three areas: Research on analyzing system security and on fundamental new security concepts.Education for cybersecurity experts and researchers who are in such strong demand.Testing and certification of product and system security. All of these activities – from basic research and higher education [...]
Graduation "sub auspiciis" for Maria Eichlseder and Peter Pessl
Four outstanding graduates from TU Graz received their doctorate under the auspices of the Austrian President – the highest honor in Austrian education. Among the four graduates receiving honorary rings from President Alexander Van der Bellen were two IAIK graduates. Maria Eichlseder defended her thesis “Differential Cryptanalysis of Symmetric Primitives” in 2018 and is one of the first two women to ever receive this honor at TU Graz. Peter Pessl’s [...]
Ascon - the primary choice for lightweight crypto
Ascon has been selected as the primary recommendation for lightweight authenticated encryption in the final portfolio of the CAESAR competition! The CAESAR competition started in 2014 with the goal of identifying excellent authenticated encryption schemes for three use-cases: lightweight applications, high-performance software applications, and defense-in-depth. The competition received 57 first-round candidate submissions, which were narrowed down to 6 final portfolio ciphers after 5 years of analysis and benchmarks by the [...]
Picnic and SPHINCS+ selected for round 2 of NIST PQC project
Picnic and SPHINCS+, two post-quantum secure digital signature schemes designed by teams involving cryptographers from IAIK, have been selected as round 2 candidates of the NIST PQC project. More information on the two submissions can be found on the Picnic and SPHINCS+ websites.
Christoph Dobraunig and Thomas Unterluggauer graduate sub auspiciis praesidentis
For their remarkable performance during their academic career as students, Christoph Dobraunig and Thomas Unterluggauer receive their PhD on 23 November 2018 from the Federal President of Austria, Prof. Alexander Van der Bellen. More information (in German)…
Reinhard Posch awarded with the Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver for Services to the Republic of Austria
Reinhard Posch is awarded with the Grand Decoration of Honour in Silver for Services to the Republic of Austria by the Federal President of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer.
Martin Feldhofer receives his PhD sub auspiciis praesidentis
For his remarkable performance during his academic career as a student, Martin Feldhofer receives his PhD on 23.6.2009 from the Federal President of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer.
Reinhard Posch elected Chairman of the ENISA Management Board
Reinhard Posch got elected chairman of the ENISA Managememt Board. He served as chairman of the ENISA Management Board until 2011.
Researchers of IAIK Publish Textbook on Power Analysis Attacks
Stefan Mangard, Thomas Popp and Elisabeth Oswald publish the first textbook on power analysis attacks.
Founding of the E-Government Innovationszentrum - EGIZ
The Federal Chancellery Austria and IAIK establish the E-Government Innovation Centre: http://www.egiz.gv.at/
Reinhard Posch appointed Federal CIO
Reinhard Posch got appoined Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Austrian Federal Government.
Founding of IAIK
IAIK is founded by Prof. Reinhard Posch.