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 .

10. April 2015

Media echo to our projects presented at Cebit

Our presence at Cebit 2015 resulted in a national and international online media echo:

National online press

  1. Saarbrücker Zeitung, March 18, 2015

    “Saarbrücker Informatik-Forschung auf der Cebit. Neuartige Tastaturen, schneller laufende Computerprogramme, anonymes Surfen im Internet – darüber forschen Saarbrücker IT-Wissenschaftler.”

  2. androidmag.de, March 17, 2015

    “Malware auf dem Smartphone: Informatiker stellen eine Software zum einfachen Schutz vor.”

  3. idw-online.de, March 13, 2015

    “Übersicht: Die Projekte der Universität des Saarlandes auf der Computermesse Cebit.”

  4. silicon.de, March 12, 2015 http://www.silicon.de/41610147/cebit-forscher-zeigen-echtzeit-anonymitaets-monitor-fuer-tor/

    “CeBIT: Forscher zeigen Echtzeit-Anonymitäts-Monitor für Tor.”

  5. juraforum.de, March 12, 2015

    “Cebit 2015: Informatiker der Universität des Saarlandes erleichtern paralleles Programmieren.”

  6. zdnet.de, March 11, 2015 http://www.zdnet.de/88221520/cebit-saarbruecker-forscher-stellen-anonymitaets-monitor-fuer-tor-netzwerk-vor/

    “CeBIT: Saarbrücker Forscher zeigen Anonymitätsmonitor für Tor-Netzwerk.”

International online press

  1. EurekAlert!, March 13, 2015

    “Cebit 2015: Mobile quarantine station for malicious Android apps.”

  2. Bangalore Mirror, March 13, 2015

    “Now there’s a software to detect malicious apps.”

  3. itweb.co.za, March 13, 2015

    “New software will detect scam apps.”

  4. SC Magazine, March 12, 2015 http://www.scmagazineuk.com/guarantees-given-for-online-anonymity-on-tor/article/403081/

    “‘Guarantees’ given for online anonymity on Tor.”

  5. China Topix, March 11, 2015

    “New Software Shows Users If Their Apps are Accessing Their Private Data.”