Secure Information Technology Center – Austria

Android Browser – Security and Privacy

Kategorie: IT-Security

Online advertising is growing rapidly. In 2007 online advertising revenues in Germany totalled €976 million, a 103% increase compared to the revenues in 2006. This year a revenue of €6.9 billion is expected in Germany. For users there are various reasons why one would like to block ads. Blocking ads can increase the user experience, decrease data usage, decrease processor load and therefore increase battery life and protect against Malvertising.
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Multilateral Integration of XACML Policies

Kategorie: Cloud Computing, IT-Security

XACML is a framework that establishes an XML-based language, architecture and process models for the externalized authorization management. XACML has been by its design focused on the protection of information assets present in the realm of a single organization.  Because of this narrow scope, a range of tools and methodologies emerged that support the application of XACML policies to a single environment only. In this project we extend an administrative model that supports the multilateral management of XACML security policies. This is achieved through the development of an adapter that allows the translation and mapping of abstract, semantic security policies designed for a broader scope and Web API-based environments, to XACML policies specific for a particular organization and its environment.

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Secure Real-Time Textcollaboration

Kategorie: IT-Security

Google Docs and Office 365 are fixed points when it comes to cloud-based data processing. The rush towards different people editing a single document at the same time, however, seems merely restrained by concerns about data confidentiality. This project gives an overview of current approaches to secure real-time textcollaboration available in science and industry and distills a list of remaining Weiter lesen…