Seven Theses on IT Security

KASTEL published seven theses on IT security.

Position Paper "Cybersicherheit in Deutschland" [German only]

The three German competence centers for IT security published a position paper regarding cyber security in germany.

KASTEL Civil Dialogue [German only]

KASTEL took part in the 19th German Prevention Day at the "Karlsruher Forum für Cybersicherheit". Interested citizens were able to engage in dialogue with IT security experts at a stand. In addition, the scientists interviewed citizens about their assessment of the IT security situation. The report on the civil dialogue is now available for download.

Terminology definitions in KASTEL [German only]

In order to improve communication within the disciplines represented in KASTEL, a glossary has been developed which includes terms that are interdisciplinary compatible and important for the modeling and analysis of the security of technical systems. The developed definitions of terms form a common basis for the research conducted within the framework of KASTEL.

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Begriffsdefinitionen in KASTEL

Trend and strategy report "Developing secure software through Security by Design" [German only]

Manufacturers of software consider IT security as both a risk and an opportunity in global competition. The three BMBF-funded German competence centres for IT security - CISPA, EC SPRIDE (now CRISP) and KASTEL - support manufacturers in the development of secure software: In their current trend and strategy report "Entwicklung Sicherer Software durch Security by Design" (Development of Secure Software through Security by Design), they discuss challenges and possible solutions.

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Media Information "Softwaresicherheit als Wettbewerbsvorteil" (Software Security as a Competitive Advantage) of the Technische Universität Darmstadt

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Trend and strategy report "Entwicklung sicherer Software durch Security by Design" (Developing secure software through security by design)

Round table "Security technology in the IT sector" and position paper [German only]

On 09.09.2013, the German Federal Government organized a round table "Security technology in the IT sector" (German) in Berlin. The three security centers CISPA, EC-SPRIDE (now CRISP) and KASTEL represented a common position. The german position paper is now available for download.