Ahoi Attacks: Disrupting TEEs with Malicious Notifications

Over the past decade, hardware manufacturers have introduced special support to enable cloud users to safely perform computation on untrusted cloud deployments. This technology, called confidential computing, provides cloud users with guarantees about the applications that they execute and confidentiality and integrity for the data. Currently, confidential computing is employed across various sectors including finance,

Professor Ueli Maurer chosen as SATW member

For his fundamental contributions to cryptography and information security, Professor Ueli Maurer from the Institute of Theoretical Computer Science has been appointed Full Member of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW). The Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences SATW is the most important network of experts for engineering sciences in Switzerland and is in contact with

9th Call for Proposals for CYD Fellowships

In order to promote research and innovation in cyber-defence, our partners EPFL and Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus are now opening calls for different fellowship opportunities aimed at Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers as well as future entrepreneurs: Doctoral Fellowships (up to 4 years plus 1-​year potential extension): deadline on February 23rd, 2024 (17:00 CET) Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowships (up

ZISC Report 2023 is published

During the year 2023, the ZISC center concentrated on the disruption caused by the rapid emergence of new technologies, such as generative A. I. tools and quantum computing, as well as several geopolitical reasons. Bearing these in mind, the research highlight of this past year also reflected these topics, such as the frightening pace at

8th Call for CYD Fellowships

In order to promote research and innovation in cyber-defence, our partners EPFL and Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus are now opening calls for different fellowship opportunities aimed at Master, Doctoral and Postdoctoral researchers as well as future entrepreneurs: Doctoral Fellowships (up to 4 years plus 1-year potential extension): deadline on 15 August 2023 (17:00 CEST) Distinguished Postdoctoral

ZISC Report 2022 is published

During the year 2022, the ZISC center continued to deliver excellent results on both of its main mandates: applied research projects that are jointly defined and customized to the needs of our industry partners, and long-term basic research. We worked on multiple topics with our partners, addressed fundamental challenges and made substantial contributions to projects that have