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 .

31. August 2016

CISPA researchers publish 5 articles in DuD’s edition on IT security

The August edition of the magazine “Datenschutz und Datensicherheit (DuD)” featured 5 publications by CISPA researchers.
CISPA director Michael Backes provided the Editorial on Challenges of the Internet of Things, Sebastian Gerling and Christian Rossow continued the topic in more detail in their article. Frederik Möllers and Stephanie Vogelgesang published a text on Smart-Home Systems. Sven Bugiel and Stefan Nürnberger wrote about Autonomous Systems, whereas Andreas Zeller focused on Automated Security Testing.

Datenschutz und Datensicherheit 08/2016