Category Archives: Information Security Risk Management

KIRAS Symposium Talk

Today, Stefan presented the results of our KIRAS project “Data Security Monitoring in Austria” at the third KIRAS symposium in Vienna. Click here to download the presentation slides.

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Workshop on Security Ontologies and Taxonomies (SecOnT 2013)

The Second International Workshop on Security Ontologies and Taxonomies (SecOnt 2013) will be held in conjunction with the 8th International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES 2013) on September 3 in Regensburg, Germany. With SecOnT we aim at establishing … Continue reading

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ENISA PSG Meeting Keynote

Today, Stefan gave a keynote on Information Security Knowledge Sharing at the ENISA PSG Meeting in Athens. Download the slides here.

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IT-Security Check launched

Our web-based IT-security check is now available at https://www.it-sicherheitscheck.at/. The tool enables small- and medium-sized enterprises to efficiently assess their IT security risks and to identify appropriate countermeasures to reduce the risks to an acceptable level. The screencast on https://www.it-sicherheitscheck.at/ … Continue reading

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Austrian IT-security and awareness study – press coverage

Together with the University of Vienna, the Bundeskanzleramt Österreich and the Wirtschaftskammer Österreich we conducted a national study regarding implemented IT-security countermeasures and awareness at citizens, companies, and public authorities. Please find the core results in the following Austrian and … Continue reading

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Security Ontology Engineering Challenges

On August 23, 2012 we conducted the first international workshop on security ontologies and taxonomies at the ARES 2012 conference in Prague. In two sessions the latest security ontology research results were presented and the following overall challenges were identified … Continue reading

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Information security automation: how far can we go?

This paper is joint work with Raydel Montesino from University of Informatics Sciences (Cuba). It will be presented at the Sixth International Conference on Availability, Reliability and Security (ARES) in Vienna, Austria. You can download the full paper from the … Continue reading

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A Community Knowledge Base for IT Security

This article is joint work with Simon Parkin and Aad van Moorsel from Newcastle University (UK). It will appear in May 2011 in IEEE IT Professional. Abstract: Corporate IT security managers have a difficult time staying on top of the … Continue reading

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Information Security Risk Management: In which security solutions is it worth investing?

The article has been accepted for publication in the Communications of the Association for Information Systems (CAIS). Click here to download the article from the CAIS website. Abstract: As companies are increasingly exposed to information security threats, decision makers are … Continue reading

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Information Security Knowledge Management Survey

We kindly ask you to participate in our information security knowledge management survey. The survey is conducted by publicly-funded research institutions SBA Research (AT), Newcastle University (UK), and Vienna University of Technology (AT). We conduct the survey to explore potential … Continue reading

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