Entries by Martina Wetzl-Piewald

Martin Schwarzl receives Austrian National “Award of Excellence” for Best Dissertations 2023

Each year, the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research honors the achievements of the best 39 doctoral graduates from Austrian universities with Awards of Excellence. We are delighted to announce that IAIK alumnus Martin Schwarzl is one of the recipients of this year’s Austrian National Award for Best Dissertations 2023 . His doctoral thesis, […]

Hedy Lamarr Award 2023 goes to… Maria Eichlseder!

The city of Vienna honoured Maria Eichlseder for her work on secure and efficient cryptographic algorithms. The sixth Hedy Lamarr Prize of the City of Vienna was awarded to Maria on 21st November 2023. “The Hedy Lamarr Prize winners inspire through their technological excellence and are role models for future generations of women who want […]

Maria Eichlseder awarded prize for excellence in teaching

Dedicated commitment, excellent didactic concepts, and a lot of motivation are some of the core ingredients to achieve an honour for outstanding achievements and evaluations in teaching. For her lecture in “Cryptography“, IAIK assistant professor Maria Eichlseder was among four awardees who were presented with a prize for excellence in teaching 2022/23 at Graz University […]

This was Bachelor@IAIK 2023

We are happy that we were able to meet a respectable number of students at our annual Bachelor@IAIK event again, which we hold at the beginning of each winter semester. We presented our new open bachelor’s thesis topics, and awarded prizes to excellent students who contributed to scientific publications in the past year. Are you […]

A successful Security Week 2023

Once more, our annual summer school Security Week took place earlier in September in the beautiful halls of our Old Campus. Increasingly popular, it drew more than 90 participants from close and afar. Twelve international speakers shared their expertise, and students had the opportunity to present their theses, take part in labs, and gain ECTS […]

Best Paper Award for Florian Draschbacher

We are happy to announce that the paper “A2P2 – An Android Application Patching Pipeline Based On Generic Changesets” by Florian Draschbacher, who is part of the IAIK’s Secure Application group – team A-SIT (Secure Information Technology Center Austria), has won the Best Paper Award at the 18th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security […]

New security gap: Analysis of CPU energy consumption allows data theft

Main processors (CPUs) of computers are designed to run multiple applications simultaneously. This is beneficial for efficiency, but poses a security risk. Researchers at TU Graz and the Helmholtz Center for Information Security have found a novel method that allows attackers to read data from the memory of CPUs by analyzing the processor’s energy consumption. […]