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 .

25. November 2014

SR: “Dr. Security” offers advice on cyber security

The Saarlaendischer Rundfunk broadcasted a TV feature on the Web TV series “Dr. Security”. The edutainment series was produced by CISPA researcher Stefan Nürnberger and science communication manager Gordon Bolduan. The Web-TV series aims at a broad audiance, raising awareness for our IT security and privacy research at CISPA. The series has consists of three episodes – ten minutes each – addressing vehicle telematics, botnets and bad USB. Episode 2 includes a cameo appearance of Steve “Woz” Wozniak, who generously supported the project.

SR Aktueller Bericht on Dr. Security
Dr. Security Website