Central aim of organisation
Technology monitoring, research and expert opinions on information security.
Briefly describe your organisation
A-SIT is a public-funded non-profit association. A-SIT has been founded in May 1999 by its charter members the Austrian Federal Ministry of Finance, the Austrian National Bank, and the Graz University of Technology.
The purpose of the association is to act as an independent organization to turn to with IT security issues, to co-ordinate IT security projects, or to act as an independent advisory body. The objective is also to provide comprehensive support of the legislator, public authorities, and the Austrian social partners. A-SIT is a confirmation body under the Austrian Signature Law and notified as designated body under the European Signature Directive.
A-SIT has collected significant experience in the area of IT security research. Specific topics of expertise include eGovernment, electronic signatures and PKI, cryptography, biometrics, side-channel analysis, or identity management.
Research & Development
| - E-Government |
- IT Security and Encryption
| - Smart Cards and Access Systems |
- Network Security
electronic signatures, e-government, information security