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 .

16. November 2017

Christian Rossow is among the “40 talents under the age of 40”

The magazine “Capital” has awarded 40 young individuals with the title “talents under the age of 40”. Professor Christian Rossow, CISPA researcher and head of the System Security Group, has received the award in the category “Science and Society”. At CISPA, Rossow’s research comprises for example cyber criminals and their attacks.

Read the full press release by Saarland University (in Germany)

Source: CISPA