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 .

5. March 2016

heise: Boxmate soll Schadprogrammen keine Chance geben

heise reports on CISPA’s newest security approach Boxmate.

Boxmate is an extensive testing and sandboxing technology developed by CISPA researchers Andreas Zeller, Konrad Jamrozik, and Philipp von Styp-Rekowsky.

“Indem es verhindert, dass Pogramme unbemerkt ihr Verhalten ändern, soll das Software-System Boxmate Computer vor unbekannten Angriffen schützen.”

heise.de from March 5, 2016

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