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 .

22. March 2016

SR: IEEE Kongress für IT-Sicherheit in Saarbrücken, Interview mit IT-Sicherheitsexperte Benjamin Stock

The TV show “Aktueller Bericht” of Saarländischer Rundfunk features the 1st IEEE European Symposium on Security and privacy in Saarbrücken. The EuroS&P is a new European sister conference to the renown Symposium on Security and Privacy, which is annually held in Oakland, California.
CISPA is the first host of the EuroS&P and welcomes more than 150 international security researchers in Saarbrücken for the three day conference. Aktueller Bericht shows footage from the EuroS&P venue and interviews CISPA researchers Michael Backes, Andreas Zeller und Ben Stock.

SR Aktueller Bericht from March 22, 2016