Welcome to Kasper & Oswald
The engineering company Kasper & Oswald GmbH provides comprehensive consulting services and product development in the field of embedded security and IT applications. Our business activities comprise the analysis, design, and realization of corresponding security solutions. In training courses and lectures we illustrate the relevant security issues of hardware and software implementations and familiarize you and your employees with the state-of-the-art of solving these problems.
Together with the Chair for Embedded Security of the Ruhr-University Bochum, Bundespolizeipräsidium and GSG9, in the project DEFUSE (started in May 2017) KAOS investigates security issues of various wireless systems. The results shall support the action forces to fight terrorist-motivated assassination attempts. The project is supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research in the program “Research for Civilian Safety“) until April 2020.
On March 13, 2017 the president of the parliament of North Rhine-Westphalia visited the KAOS headquarters. More Details here.
We proudly congratulate our team member Endres Puschner on winning the first prize award of CAST IT-Security 2016 with his Bachelor’s thesis Practical Man-In-The-Middle Attacks on Passive Car Entry Systems, which was supervised by Kasper&Oswald GmbH: https://www.cast-forum.de/presse/cast.html
In his thesis, Mr. Puschner realized a cost-efficient demonstrator for relay (Man-In-The-Middle) attacks and successfully opened and started modern cars of different well-known manufacturers. Amazing work Endres, Thanks a ton!
The ChameleonMini was successfully funded on Kickstarter. Meanwhile, the devices are on stock in various colours in our webshop. More information regarding the Chameleon can be found on our ChameleonMini project page.
Our recent publication about the security of automotive remote keyless entry systems as presented August, 12 2016 at the Usenix Security Symposium in Texas, USA has received a broad attention in the international media. Further details on these results can be found on our page about Security of Automotive Remote Keyless Entry Systems.