Professor Christian Rossow, who has just been awarded the title “Innovator under 35”, and his team at CISPA have received the award “Landmark in the Land of Ideas 17” for their project “AmpPot”, a warning system against massive attacks on the internet. Johannes Krupp, PhD student at CISPA, attended the official award ceremony in Berlin on 26 June 2017.
The Initiative „Germany – land of ideas“ was founded by the German Federal Government and the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in 2005, and aims to improve Germany’s image as a powerful innovator and a creative force. The competition „Landmarks in the land of ideas“ is part of this initiative. In 2017, its theme is “Open your mind and unfold new ideas”.