As one of the leading international research institutions, KASTEL Security Research Labs contributes to the interdisciplinary research of holistic solutions for the security and data protection of complex networked systems. We span the arc from basic research to application research, including timely transfer to business, society, and politics. We explore the quantification of security and privacy. In doing so, we are guided by the unity of research, teaching, and innovation.

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Nov 22, 2023

Article on Online Federal Elections Published in CR

The article “Online-Bundestagswahlen – Verfassungsrechtliche Grenzen und technische Herausforderungen” (Online federal elections – constitutional limits and technical challenges) by Amina Gutjahr, Indra Spiecker gen. Döhmann, and Melanie Volkamer has been published in the current issue of the journal Computer und Recht (CR 2023).

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Oct 23, 2023

Martin Kleppmann as Guest at KASTEL Security Research Labs

On Thursday, 10 October 2023, KASTEL Security Research Labs welcomed Martin Kleppmann as speaker of the KASTEL Distinguished Lecture Series in Cyber Security.

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Oct 20, 2023

Misuse-Resistant Digital Surveillance

Security protocols to make legally required monitoring of digital communications more resistant to misuse and mass surveillance

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It is our ambition not only to conduct research, but also to transfer our knowledge. That is why KASTEL Security Research Labs (SRL) offers diverse programs to deepen the knowledge in the field of IT security for professionals and students.

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Publications: Insights into our Research

The research results at KASTEL Security Research Labs are highlighted by numerous outstanding publications. Get insights into our research work.

Dec 04, 2023

Practically Efficient Private Set Intersection From Trusted Hardware with Side-Channels

Dörre, F.; Mechler, J.; Müller-Quade, J.
2023. Advances in Cryptology – ASIACRYPT 2023 – 29th International Conference on the Theory and Application of Cryptology and Information Security, Springer Verlag

Nov 27, 2023
Decentralized Systems

ABCperf: Performance Evaluation of Fault Tolerant State Machine Replication Made Simple: Demo Abstract

Spannagel, T.; Leinweber, M.; Castro, A.; Hartenstein, H.
2023. Proceedings of the 24th International Middleware Conference Demos, Posters and Doctoral Symposium, 35–36, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Nov 15, 2023
Legal Informatics Societal Security

Online-Bundestagswahlen – Verfassungsrechtliche Grenzen und technische Herausforderungen

Gutjahr, A.; Spiecker gen. Döhmann, I.; Volkamer, M.
2023. Computer und Recht, 767–776