Thomas Zefferer

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn.

Secure Applications, Senior Staff - A-SIT Plus

Thomas Zefferer joined IAIK in 2007. He is Senior IT Security Expert at A-SIT Plus, a limited company 100% owned by the non-profit association A-SIT. He holds a PhD degree in Computer Science from Graz University of Technology. Thomas's primary expertise is in security analyses, e-government, and mobile security.
Thomas Zefferer

Research

My research interests include e-government, electronic identification and authentication, electronic signatures, mobile security, and blockchain technology. I contributed to several national and international research projects and activities, including:

  • STORK and STORK 2.0: EU Large Scale Pilots on eID federation
  • eSENS: EU Large Scale Pilot on Building Block consolidation
  • SUNFISH: Horizon 2020 project on the secure federation of governments’ private cloud infrastructures
  • FutureTrust: Horizon 2020 project on advancing trust services in the European Union and beyond

Service

  • Programme Committee Member and reviewer of several conferences
  • Reviewer of several journals, including Government Information Quarterly (Elsevier), Future Generation Computer Systems (Elsevier), and Computers (MDPI)

Publications

E-Government in the Public Cloud: Requirements and Opportunities

Abraham, A., Hörandner, F. & Zefferer, T.

Tackling Data Inefficiency: Compressing the Bitcoin Blockchain

Marsalek, A., Zefferer, T., Fasllija, E. & Ziegler, D.
18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE Trustcom-19)

A Correctable Public Blockchain

Marsalek, A. & Zefferer, T.
18th IEEE International Conference on Trust, Security and Privacy in Computing and Communications (IEEE Trustcom-19)

A Security Analysis of FirstCoin

Marsalek, A. & Zefferer, T.
ICT Systems Security and Privacy Protection, Springer International Publishing AG , 127-140, (IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology; vol. 529)

Unleashing the Full Potential of Blockchain Technology for Security-Sensitive Business Applications

Marsalek, A., Zefferer, T. & Teufl, P.
ICBC 2019 - IEEE International Conference on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 394-402

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