Intentional or unintentional abuse of information technologies (IT) is considered one of the most serious threats to modern society. Within the context of the abuse of knowledge and information technologies, the requirements for system security are as important as a system’s function, price or maintainability. Due to the vast complexity of computer systems as well as increasing the importance of the tasks that computers are used for, the issue of correct and reliable operation of these systems, even in situations where they are not exposed to any attacks, is of utmost importance - and is in no way trivial.

In addition, the importance of IT as a means to search for safety risks within society, with regard to attacks, criminal activity, or prevention of damage caused by nature disasters, is also increasing. Within the research dealing mainly with embedded systems, we are focusing on secure and reliable architectures, networks and protocols.

For example, in the field of software, we are studying automatic formal code verification, developing algorithms used for advanced biometric authentication and coming up with modern design systems for HW/SW co-design. With regards to hardware, we are examining the methods used for assuring resistance against failures, designing autonomous reconfiguration hardware and finding ways of accelerating key security algorithms.

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Head of the research programme
  • Lukáš Sekanina

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Publications:

Invitation to the course PLASMA and MAGMA software libraries for numerical linear algebra (10-11/9/2018)
When: Monday 10 September 2018, 9.30am – Thursday 11 September 2018, 3.30pm Where: campus VŠB-TUO […]
IT4Innovations Newsletter Q2/2018
IT4Innovations Newsletter Q2/2018
Salomon has newly ranked 139th in the TOP500 list of the most powerful supercomputers in the world
Within the duration of the conference ISC 2018, the TOP500 list of the most powerful […]
Call for contributions for our 2nd Users Conference (7/11/2018)
14th Open Access Grant Competition
Announced regularly three times a year for employees of research institutions, scientific and educational organizations. […]
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