Fraunhofer Embedded Systems Alliance

The Fraunhofer Alliance Embedded Systems

Embedded systems are a central component of technology products, e.g., in transportation, medical technology, or automation. In addition, they are usually interconnected with each other and increasingly open (e.g., towards the Internet).
Embedded systems are encountered as control units, as groups of control units, as groups of control units in a system (e.g., an airplane), and as stand-alone systems, which includes being embedded in their operating systems. The latter are also called “Cyber-Physical Systems”.

Fraunhofer IEM Publishes Java Exploits Analysis at Top Security Conference

Fraunhofer IEM, Press Release, August 19, 2016

Researchers of Fraunhofer IEM, Paderborn University, Fraunhofer SIT and TU Darmstadt have just released an in-depth study of more than ten years of security exploitation of the Java Runtime Environment. Today, Java is literally deployed on billions of devices including servers, desktops, tablets and mobile phones. This makes the Java runtime both one of the most important IT infrastructures as well as a very worthwhile target for attackers. In 2013 and 2014, Java was the number one attack vector for cyber criminals.

Making Static Analysis More Accessible to Software Developers

Fraunhofer IEM, Press Release, June 24, 2016

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Thien-Duyen Lisa Nguyen Quang Do, research fellow at Fraunhofer IEM.

For her contribution to this year´s Student Research Competition of the »37th annual ACM SIGPLAN conference on Programming Language Design and Im-plementation (PLDI)«, a Fraunhofer research fellow scored first place in the PLDI Student Research Competition, and is therefore selected for the Grand Finals of the »ACM Student Research Competition.«