Welcome to the Competence Center for Applied Security Technology, CAST e.V.

CAST e.V. offers a variety of services in the field of secure modern information technology and is a contact for all questions regarding IT security. Its network of competencies imparts knowledge of IT security technology on all educational levels - from supporting specialization in IT security at the TU Darmstadt, to career-accompanying education. Informational seminars, consultation, workshops and tutorials are how CAST supports the user when choosing the right security technology.

The goal of CAST e.V. is to provide and develop the necessary competencies for the growing importance of IT security in all branches of business and public administration.

Quantentechnologie und Quantencomputer-resistente Sicherheit

Date: 02.05.2019
Duration: 10:00-17:00
Location: Fraunhofer SIT, 64295 Darmstadt

In den Medien wird in immer kürzeren Zeitintervallen über signifikante Entdeckungen und Meilensteine bei der Entwicklung von mächtigen Quantencomputern berichtet. Ist das nur ein nächster Hype und was sind Quantencomputer eigentlich?

16th German IT Security Congress:

From 21 to 23 May 2019, the 16th German IT Security Congress of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) will take place in the Stadthalle Bonn-Bad Godesberg.

Information on the Call of Papers can be found here:


CAST is one of the founders of the Best Student Award 2019, which will be presented at the congress.

Our Members on CAST e.V.

Logo: adesso AG

Wir schätzen den CAST e.V. als Schnittstelle zwischen Theorie und Praxis sowie als Impulsgeber zum stetigen Ausbau unserer Kompetenzen in den Bereichen Anwendungs- und Informationssicherheit.
adesso AG

Registration for People's Encryption

Together with the CAST e.V. the Fraunhofer SIT offers the possibility of on-site registration during the CAST workshops. If you would like to take this opportunity, please bring a valid identification document with you and enter the first name(s) and surname from your identification card, as well as your e-mail address, for which you would like to apply for a Volksverschlüsselung certificate, in the form.
You can also pre-fill the registration form in advance and bring it to the event.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter volksverschluesselung.de.

Upcoming CAST Workshops

Quantentechnologie und Quantencomputer-resistente Sicherheit 02.05.2019
Mobile und Embedded Security 16.05.2019
CAST/GI Promotionspreis IT-Sicherheit 2019 21.05.2019
Hands-on: PKI in a nutshell 26.06.2019
Cloud Security 27.06.2019
To the CAST events

CAST Partnerships

CRISP - Center for Research in Security and Privacy Fraunhofer Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung Fraunhofer Institut für Sichere Informationstechnologie Technische Universität Darmstadt Hochschule Darmstadt Gesellschaft für Informatik e.V. IT4WORK - Kompetenznetz virtuelle Arbeitswelten Software-Cluster TeleTrusT Deutschland e.V.