The Federal Chancellery Austria and IAIK establish the E-Government Innovation Centre: http://www.egiz.gv.at/
Vincent Rijmen, co-designer of Rijndael, the Advanced Encryption Standard, joins IAIK as professor. Vincent lead the IAIK crypto activities until 2012. The professorship was donated by Stiftung SIC.
IAIK has donated the non-profit foundation SIC.
Reinhard Posch got appoined Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Austrian Federal Government.
The Secure Information Technology Center A-SIT has been established by its founding members Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Austria, and Graz University of Technology.
IAIK is founded by Prof. Reinhard Posch.