The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH is an Austrian research institute with a European format and focuses on the key infrastructure issues of the future. The AIT Department of Safety & Security focuses on these two important aspects of ever-increasing relevance for today’s citizens, which will also take centre stage in the information society of tomorrow.
The Department of Safety & Security is making a significant contribution to ICT and is committed to fostering the roll-out of national infrastructure as well as the deployment of state-of-the-art technologies in the area of public administration.
As the largest non-university research facility in Austria, AIT has a long history and outstanding track record on participating and leading EU and national research projects. An important part of the research of the IT Security within the Safety & Security Department is concentrated on risk assessment and risk management in the area of critical infrastructures as well as the secure system design for safety and security-critical information systems.