National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE

The National Research Center for Applied Cybersecurity ATHENE is the largest research center for cyber security and privacy in Europe. ATHENE develops security solutions to the benefit of industry, society and government, regularly advises the public and private sector and supports start-ups.

read more


Sign up for our newsletter.

How secure is Machine Learning?

Study investigates the application of security aspects in Machine Learning techniques. Practitioners are needed for the survey.

read more
© Fraunhofer SIT

Colour barcode in its way to becoming ISO standardised

Fraunhofer guides JAB Code toward standardisation: globally uniform regulations for data exchange and practical application

read more
© arte/Xenius

How to avoid hacker attacks on your own data

ATHENE researchers give advice on the television programme arte Xenius

read more

Facts about ATHENE

Application-oriented research

from technology transfer to start-ups

Largest research center

for applied cybersecurity in Europe

New and unique cooperation model

of university and non-university research

Agile research organization

makes ATHENE capable of analyzing new types of attacks and vulnerabilities as they emerge

Current Announcements

Best Paper Award for ATHENE researchers at ARES 2020

read more
show all news

Support us

Work with us in the pioneering research area cybersecurity. We offer attractive positions and excellent working conditions.

read more


ATHENE composes for you the dates and submission deadlines of renowned cybersecurity conferences.

go to overview