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.

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Cyber Range Training

Preparing security teams for cyber attacks

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GIPA - the German-Israeli Partnership Accelerator enters the next round

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ATHENE researchers introduce new tool for automated software analysis at it-sa

New code scanner finds software vulnerabilities without source code

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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


CAST-Workshop: hot topic: Security Operation Center und Advanced Persistent Threats

February, 27, 2020, 10:00 – 17:00

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Current Announcements


NeSPA student project receives award

The team from the StartUpSecure environment took third place in the TU Ideas Competition in the category "Students".

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