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 .

4. May 2015

Saarbrücker Zeitung: Prepared for cyber war

After publishing a piece about the Saarland Award for Outstanding University Education 2015, awarded to the proseminar “Hacking” at Saarland University (see our headlines from March 27), the Saarbrücker Zeitung visited the following edition of the proseminar in order to get an insight look into this unique training method for future cyber security specialists.

Read the Article (in German)