Research at KASTEL SRL

Research at KASTEL Security Research Labs is distinguished by its broad scope. Privacy and reliability aspects are naturally part of IT security; basic and applied research complement each other, and a comprehensive approach to IT security needs to look not just at the technical system, but also at its social environment as well as its human aspects.

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    283 Publications in 2022 and 2023

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    78 Papers at 24 Top Conferences 2022

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    23 Awards in 2022 and 2023

Our research covers a broad spectrum of cybersecurity. It combines the view of different disciplines in order to adress not only technical aspects, but also human factors and the legal framework.

KASTEL Security Research Labs conduct interdisciplinary and application-oriented research. Therefore, we permanently maintain and expand numerous partnerships with industrial enterprises and research institutions. The resulting synergy effects flow into our research.

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    111 Academic Cooperations in 16 Countries

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    14 New Projects in 2022

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    88 Cooperations with Companies


Jan 08, 2024
Energy Systems Security

Verifiable Certificateless Signcryption Scheme for Smart Grids

Ramadan, M.; Elbez, G.; Hagenmeyer, V.
2024. 2023 7th International Conference on System Reliability and Safety (ICSRS), 181–189, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Dec 31, 2023
Societal Security Usable Security

Online-Wahlen und digitale Abstimmungen – eine Einordnung aktueller Entwicklungen

Volkamer, M.; Mayer, A.; Neumann, S.; Beckert, B.; Budurushi, J.; Grunwald, A.; Krimmer, R.; Kulyk, O.; Küsters, R.; Müller-Quade, J.
2023. DGRI Jahrbuch 2021/2022, 141–160, Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt.

Dec 21, 2023
Software Engineering

Recovering Trace Links Between Software Documentation And Code

Keim, J.; Corallo, S.; Fuchß, D.; Hey, T.; Telge, T.; Koziolek, A.
2024. Proceedings of 46th International Conference on Software Engineering (ICSE 2024)

Dec 15, 2023
Legal Informatics

“Complete” Independence of the ICO and Strategic Priorities of the UK Government?

Winau, M.
2023. Computer law & security review, (6), 180–187

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).