A-sit - Secure Information Technology Centre Austria

  • 8010

    Inffeldgasse 16a Graz

    Austria

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A-SIT has been founded in 1999 as a competence center for information security. Core activities are on electronic signatures, electronic identity, payment systems, e-government, cloud and mobile security. In particular, it functions as certification authority ("Bestätigungsstelle") for qualified electronic signature-creation and accredited conformity assessment body for qualified trust service providers under the EU eIDAS Regulation. A-SIT is a non-profit association, its members are public authorities. Current members are the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW), the Central bank of the Republic of Austria (OeNB), Graz University of Technology (TU Graz), the Federal Computing Centre (BRZ), and Danube University Krems (DUK). Charter members that founded A-SIT in 1999 have been the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF), the Central bank of the Republic of Austria (OeNB), and Graz University of Technology (TU Graz). The Styrian Business Promotion Ageny (SFG) has been member of A-SIT from 2003 to 2005. In 2012 the Federal Computing Centre (BRZ) could be gained as a member, and Danube University Krems (DUK) in 2018. The Federal Republic of Austria gas been represented by the Federal Ministry of Finance (BMF) from 1999 to 2018, in 2018 these duties have been assigned to the Federal Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs (BMDW).

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Security of data Engineering & Materials Science
Data privacy Engineering & Materials Science
Public administration Engineering & Materials Science
Mobile devices Engineering & Materials Science
Application programming interfaces (API) Engineering & Materials Science
Access control Engineering & Materials Science
Cryptography Engineering & Materials Science
Cloud computing Engineering & Materials Science

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Research Output 2002 2019

Qualified Remote Signatures – Solutions, its Certification, and Use

Leitold, H. & Konrad, D., 2019, Proceedings of 29th SmartCard Workshop. Waldmann, U. (ed.). p. 219-231

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearch

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A Federation of Federations: Secure Cloud Federations meet European Identity Federations

Zefferer, T., Ziegler, D. & Reiter, A., Mar 2018, In : International Journal for Information Security Research. Volume 8, Issue 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A Holistic Approach Towards Peer-to-Peer Security and Why Proof of Work Won’t Do

Prünster, B., Kollmann, C. P., Suzic, B. & Ziegler, D., 2018, Security and Privacy in Communication Networks. Beyah, R., Chang, B., Li, Y. & Zhu, S. (eds.). Cham: Springer International, p. 122-138 16 p. ( Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering ; vol. 255)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionResearchpeer-review

Peer to peer networks
Communication

Activities 2003 2019

Remote-QSCD: Solutions, Certification, and Use

Herbert Leitold (Speaker)
21 Feb 2019

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

On The Structure and Authorization Management of RESTful Web Services

Bojan Suzic (Speaker), Bernd Prünster (Contributor), Dominik Ziegler (Contributor)
13 Apr 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

FutureTrust: Towards global trustworthy transactions

Herbert Leitold (Speaker)
29 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentationTalk at conference or symposiumScience to science

Prizes

IFIP TC11 Outstanding Service Award

Herbert Leitold (Recipient), 2003

Prize: Prizes / Medals / Awards