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 .

3. November 2016

Saarbruecker Zeitung and SR Reporting on Inauguration of CISPA-Stanford Center

After the press conference in Saarbruecken, the paper “Saarbruecker Zeitung” has published an article on the foundation of the CISPA-Stanford Center highlighting the importance of the cooperation:

Article by Saarbruecker Zeitung

Broadcasting company “SR (Saarlaendischer Rundfunk)” mainly underlined the uniqueness of the program and its importance for both IT-security scientists themselves and research in this area.

SR Online

SR’s “Aktueller Bericht” has also reported on the inauguration. Watch the video here (in German)