Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks was established in 1992. The focus of our activities are research and development of information security, next generation networks, telecommunication technologies, components and integrated systems, and information society services and applications. The laboratory is implementing the research programme "Future internet technologies: concepts, architectures, services and socio-economic issues". Research is also carried out in the Horizon 2020, EU FP7, DG Justice, HOME/ISPF, and Erasmusplus programmes, and national projects.


  • PhD scholarship in information security
    PhD scholarship in information security

    Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks at Jožef Stefan Institute is offering one scholarship for obtaining a PhD degree in science in the field of information security and new internet technologies and services. The selected candidate will be employed as young researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute for the maximum period…

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  • New CEF projects: SI-PASS and eID4U
    New CEF projects: SI-PASS and eID4U

    Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks started the year of 2018 with two new projects from the EU Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) programme: SI-PASS and eID4U. The main goal of the SI-PASS project, coordinated by the laboratory, is to build a production ready Slovenian eIDAS node and integrate four existing…

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  • 2nd Annual SENTER Conference
    2nd Annual SENTER Conference

    Laboratory for Open Systems and Networks and the SENTER Network of Centres of Excellence in Cybercrime are organizing the 2nd annual SENTER conference on Open source intelligence (OSINT) and the fight against cybercrime and cyberterrorism. The conference will take place on the 8th November 2017 in Hotel Park, Bled, Slovenia.…

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  • The most important achievements of the laboratory:

    • New concepts and developed and implemented standardized internet protocols: distributed access control protocol for P2P networks, taxonomy of internet trust and reputation systems, etc.
    • New platforms and infrastructures: infrastructure for secure cross-border e-services, multimedia content delivery platform based on P2P protocol, future Internet collaboration and e-learning platform, trusted infrastructure for crossborder services in EU (e-government, e-learning, e-health and e-banking).
    • New mechanisms and services: secure cross-border academic and e-learning services, security mechanism for graphical authentication on mobile telecommunication devices, e-identity-based services, e-education portals (EduCenter, OpenScout), etc.
    • New paradigms: scenarios of future Internet development, models of broadband networks development and adoption, use behaviour model of digital TV, etc.
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  • Department seminars:

    Seminars in 2017:
    • Samed Bajrić: Boolean functions and their applications in cryptography, 30.11.2017
    • Marina Trkman: Technological and business views of future eHealth ecosystem – retrospective on first five months and plans for the near future, 16.11.2017
    • Primož Cigoj: Web and web applications security evaluation and provision, 20.9.2017
    • Marina Trkman, Živa Stepančič: Summer school on privacy, 20.9.2017
    • Vladimir Jovanovikj: Context-aware security for protection of ubiquitous social systems, 14.6.2017
    • Živa Stepančič: Introduction to LaTeX, 2.2.2017.

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