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, "Remote Side-Channel Attacks and Defenses", made significant contributions to the field of system security. The work shows how low-level aspects of computer organization, memory management, caches, and transient execution, can be exploited even by remote adversaries to leak sensitive information.

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