#UnitedAgainstHate – Morally Courageous Joint Activities of Young People Against Hate Speech and Cyberbullying
This study analyzes how online strategies of mobilization and interconnection can be used in an attempt to support young people to act in a morally courageous way against digital violence on the internet (e.g. hate speech,...
The project 3S-VKI developed a method to describe and assess relevant threads for infrastructures
Successes and failures of large scale decontamination at Chernobyl will be documented and made accessible in a “Handbook of experiences” with the help of the then technical director of decontamination, DI Iouli and DI Irina...
Study for digital forensics
An APT Competence Center supports the observation and investigation of espionage and sabotage in security-relevant organizations and critical infrastructures. The study APT-CC examines the essential aspects of the establishment...
Austrian Crisis Management Laboratory
International Best Practices as well as national survey of the current status and target demand of stakeholders for the derivation of harmonized recommendations (R & D services)
The critical refugee situation at present is considered as one of the largest humanitarian crises in the post-World War II era (UNHCR 2014). It challenges European politics as well as the European public in new ways and requires...
Analysis, Identification and Quantification of Causes of Regional Differences in Crime
The study deals with the use of information in public authority telecommunication and any risks related to BYOD and Cloud Computing
Preferential treatment of selected organizations to maintain fundamental supply chains of essential goods and services in the event of a crisis
BI:JU Biography Work in Open Youth Work as a Resilience-Strenghtening Measure for Radicalisation Prevention
In this project, approaches of biography work for the prevention of radicalisation in open youth work will be developed and evaluated.
The project Blackout Prevention and Intervention (BlackÖ.2) analyses how the currently excellent level of supply security can be maintained in the future
A public authorities’ network intends to ensure both secure communication between authorities and exchange of information and data in case of exceptional security incidents. Currently, this is not sufficiently guaranteed because...
So far the differentiation between illegally grown drug strains and fibre hemp cultivars of Cannabis (hemp) is based on a time-consuming chemical analysis which cannot be applied to all plant materials.
Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) Communication-Model
The study „Cloud Sicherheit“ prepares Austrian organizations (and their customers) for Cloud Computing
Counter Stories – Prevention of Radicalisation and Extremist Propaganda through Alternative Narratives
The project Counter Stories develops new tools for supporting early prevention activities against radicalisation. The tools target young people between 13 and 17 years and can be applied by the Austrian law enforcement agency.
The aim of the CURSOR project is the conception of a national cyber exercise program for the analysis of (program) cyber exercises. This exercise program is supported by the specification of a cyber exercise platform and...
The Social Media Users in Austria and their experiences with criminal-relevant activities
Mobilizing young people for counter speech in dealing with cyberbullying, hate and trolling on the Internet
The KIRAS Study “Cyber Sicherheit für zukünftige Verkehrssysteme” focuses on cybersecurity of autonomous drive and cooperative-Intelligent transport system in Austria, in order to provide the stakeholders a structured and...
Cyber-attacks are serious threats for organizations and entire nations. The project results enable political decision makers to implement specific and Austrian data protection legislation compliant measures to protect the...
Detection of human signatures for the protection of critical infrastructure
Digital identities are an extension of our physical identities in the cyber space. The rapid technological development and the ever ubiquitous usage of digital identities in online activities raise many questions, to which the...
The aim of this study is to identify and analyze internet-based digital services vital to the Austrian government and society, to provide an assessment of their criticality and to illustrate the interdependencies of these...
Internet- and Mediarelated Interventions by Open Youth Work (e-youth work) as a Protective Measure against Radicalizing Internet Propaganda
Evaluation and monitoring of the launch of Body Worn Cameras. Response analysis, societal perception and recommendations for accompanying measures regarding the launch for police use in Austria.
Interventions in the context of the Violence Protection Act with a particular focus on children and youth
ELFUM – Electronic Monitoring as a resource of modern sentence management – Possibilities of expansion, chances and limits
Electronic monitoring is a hope for chances for developments with respect to sentence- and risk management in Austrian prisons. Tangible steps require evidence based Knowledge
Main objective of this project is a fundamental risk analysis regarding the different energy grids (natural gas, electricity, district heating) in Austrian urban areas
In Austria a large network of underground infrastructures such as road or rail tunnels, subway tunnels, cavern and tunnels for underground energy supply, underground mining, infrastructures for water supply, infrastructures for...
EvaReg examines the need and acceptance as well as the legal and technical framework conditions for an evacuation assistance register for residents with special needs. A prototypical information system will be evaluated in a...
In Situ Risk Assessment of the Acoustic Impact of Stun Grenades
To clarify issues related to the efficiency and dimensional accuracy in the use of emergency services for the protection of citizens, a Feasibility Study is carried out for non-lethal weapons systems.
Community work as a factor of security in public space: understanding of effects and success factors
The project aims to generate scientifically sound findings on security-relevant effects of various approaches of community work in public space by means of meaningful impact evaluation.
GENESIS - Guideline für Behörden und KMU-Anbieter strategischer Services zur risiko-orientierten Implementierung der NIS-Richtlinie
The aim of this initiative is to develop a risk management framework for the SMEs affected by the NIS Directive. The goal of this framework is to meet both, the requirements of the NIS directive, and the results of the current...
The research project will evaluate current protection measures used by the police to prevent and reduce domestic violence especially against women and children.
Government Voice over IP Attack Study
The project aims at improving corporate security by constantly monitoring the security-relevant environment at international flight destinations in order to identify developments that require specific action
Action-oriented security research in living environments
Identification of possible long-term threats and attacks on a sustainable Austrian energy system
Identification with Austria in Young Citizens with and without Migration Background as Contribution to Security in Austria
iMobility and Police: Technologies, Concepts and Solutions for security related deployment scenarios
Demand-oriented innovation concept for the Austrian security research
The goal of this study is to give an overview of digital infrastructure components and -grids, their dependencies, data traffic process, essential market conditions and ownership structures relevant for Austria.
Future challenges, technologies and requirements of Smart Homes in context of security
ICT-based information service systems constitute a key component for preserving public safety
Public Youth Work as a Multidimensional Safeguard: Approaches of Efficiency-Evaluation
KOnsumentInnenSchutz im OnlineHandel
KRIOPT strategically relevant Infrastructure - action plans and courses of action for the safety of responsible institutions in the case of an EU-external-investment
The acquisition of controlling shares of strategically relevant Austrian companies by international investors from Non-EU countries or sovereign wealth funds may pose a risk to public order and security and the attractiveness of...
Identity creating functions, educational factors, added value and touristic relevance are amongst others reasons for the great social significance of art and culture in our country. In addition to the current 248 museums of high...
On the basis of the psychological factors identified in two field experiments, playful concepts for the promotion of civil courage are developed.
A water supply system is a critical infrastructure that needs comprehensive protection, since any failure or impairment has significant consequences for the health and livelihood of population
Positive reinforcement versus punishment compares the new and the old training schedule for police dogs in Austria. Constrains for police dog services are investigated and evaluated to see, if the new training schedule decreases...
Modern Management in Police detention: Safe & Healthy Prisons
Subjective security feeling of the Austrian population in relation to the density of police stations
Organizational Response to Heat Waves
The study „Participatory Security Research within Academic Education and Training in Austria“ combines empirical results concerning subjective security with the implementation of these findings into the police training
Perception and interpretation of typical juvenile offences from adolescents’ perspective as a basis for preventive measures
Police and the Public: Teaching – Intensification – Security
The implementation of mediation and conflict resolution in police work is an important and logical development for resolving disputes, especially in socially deprived areas and within groups of different cultural backgrounds
The study “PoRIS” will show the possibilities and the potential of transnational coupled River Information Services (RIS) as support tools for vessel inspections by the police. Furthermore the risks and barriers of an extended...
Development of a practice-oriented catalogue of measures for (public) procurers to raise safety standards with regard to products and delivery reliability. Goal: Ensure security of supply also in times of crisis and catastrophes...
Request a Rescue Robot
Comprehensive risk analysis for freight transport in the Alpine region and their effects for society and economy is addressed. A risk register for relevant transalpine transport chains covering supply chain disruption risks and...
Resilient technical channels for the future Austrian Public Warning System
The objectives of our project are the investigation and description of the current situation, as well as the elaboration of policy plans for securing food supply in Austria in disaster situations
The study aimed at clarifying the dispute on potential health hazards associated with delivering electric discharges to incapacitate subjects, in particular whether Taser weapon use might be lethal, less-lethal or non-lethal
Possible Risks due to Exposure of Workers and Patients with Implants by TETRA–transmitters
Study on subjective perceptions of threats in migrants
Criterion Catalogue, Seal of Approval, and Cloud-Security Platform for Austria Starting Point
Secure IT-Services on Mobile Devices
Already today, the significance of e-government as an interface between public institutions and citizens in a broader sense is an important one. The goal of this study is to foreground and make revisable the security of...
In order to make even improved use of the forward-looking KIRAS framework and to further develop it based on research, an Austrian Center for Comprehensive Security Research will be developed
Police and Age: Fostering the subjective sense of security of older and very old citizens in public space
The project „Sicher aktiv“ („secure and active“) had developed an innovative new kind of civil protection course for the public, based on existing demands and needs
The study aimed at drafting an integrative approach to an Intellectual Property Cluster "Security from the Air" with focus on the Wiener Neustadt area
The study SEMB (Security against electromagnetic threats of critical infrastructures) on electromagnetic threats was conducted in line with the Austrian Programme for Critical Infrastructure Protection APCIP to protect national...
To understand, analyse, describe, stabilise perceived security and to reduce social inequality within this field, it is necessary to use a complex and multidimensional security-concept like it is utilized within the research...
Overcrowded prisons, high numbers of prisoners with mental health issues, high numbers of foreign national prisoners, and increasing reported numbers of assaults upon prison guards and brawls between inmates suggest that violence...
Protecting critical infrastructure at events
Social Media Services for Security and Prevention in Austria
The Social Network Analysis as a tool to increase efficiency in crime analysis by the example of trafficking
Structured Analysis of Criminal Activities in Social Media and Deduction of a Crime Pattern Classification
The target of the project is the development of a “Strategic Assessment Centre for Resource Analysis” (the “Lagezentrum”), which should be understood as an indicator-based early warning system for strategic critical raw materials
The research project analyses the objectives, strategies, networks and the concrete approaches of extremist organisations in the education sector in order to inform primary prevention against extremism in Austria.
When it comes to security issues public and private stakeholders have a common interest in collaboration. STRATFÜSYS has identified and defined the requirements for a strategic command and control system
Subjective Awareness of security / Insecurity in Public Spaces
Urban Spaces of Transition and their Securities
This project aimed at generating reliable data concerning the criminal acts of damage to property, robbery, theft, burglary, harassment and violence by interrogating a representative sample of the Austrian population (n=10,000)...
This projects aims at investigating how Virtual Reality (VR) technologies can be utilized to enhance the quality of training, reduce costs and increase efficiency and effectiveness of CBRN defense training
Effective practical approaches of efficient deployment of e-mobility from the authorities’ point of view (WALL • E)
The KIRAS study project WALL • E analyzes the current technological status of alternative forms of drive systems for vehicles with a focus on e-mobility, compares practice-oriented application scenarios of blue light...
Mechanisms and effects of morally courageous interventions of teenagers dealing with perceived violence on the Internet
Evaluation of civil protection measures in Austria
The current ammunition of Austrian law enforcement agencies will be evaluated based on scientific ballistic experiments, (inter-)national enquiries and simulations. In close collaboration with the requiring public agency and...