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. May 2016

CISPA Researchers contribute to nearly 10% of the accepted papers at the Usenix Security Symposium

Out of the 72 accepted publications at the renowned USENIX Security Symposium, 7 were co-authored by researchers from CISPA. So CISPA researchers contributed to nearly 10% of the program of USENIX, an international top-level conference for IT-Security

At the same time, CISPA researchers could also place 2 publications at CRYPTO, the top-level conference for cryptography.