Research Unit

Research Unit Security and Privacy

The mission of the Security and Privacy research unit is to develop techniques to secure modern IT infrastructures and to design solutions to protect the privacy of users in the digital society.


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    Our research strengths include

  • formal methods for the analysis and enforcement of security and privacy properties in various scenarios, such as cryptographic protocols, mobile apps, web applications, smart contracts;
  • principles and technologies for system security, including the evaluation of the attack surface and the development of systematic countermeasures, with a focus on mobile, web, and cloud security;
  • theory and applications of cryptography, with a focus on the design of privacy-enhancing cryptographic schemes, cryptographic protocols for blockchain technologies, and proof techniques for provable security.


Georg Fuchsbauer
Georg Fuchsbauer G. Fuchsbauer

Associate Professor
Assoc.Prof. Docteur

Martina Lindorfer
Martina Lindorfer M. Lindorfer

Assistant Professor
Asst.Prof. DI Dr. / BSc

Matteo Maffei
Matteo Maffei M. Maffei

Head of Research Unit

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