CISPA is currently in the founding process to join the German Helmholtz Association as a new member. It is consequently undergoing significant organizational changes, which are not yet reflected on this webpage.

For further information on the above mentioned founding process, please refer to the official press release by the State Chancellery of Saarland.

Recent News on the Transformation Process


The location of the first construction phase has been agreed upon. For further information, please refer to the official press release .

17. August 2016

Christian Rossow designated Associate Professor of System Security

CISPA Principal Investigator Christian Rossow has been promoted to the rank of Professor of System Security at Saarland University starting from August 1, 2016. He was officially appointed by Dr. Susanne Reichrath at the State Chancellery of Saarland on July 25, 2016. His research group is exploring security problems of operating systems and network security.

Further Information:

System Security Group

Rossow-5-Portrait Foto: Manuela Meyer