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 .

27. November 2014

SR: Phishing and email spoofing

The SR Aktueller Bericht interviewed the CISPA researchers Georg Borges and Pascal Berrang for a TV feature on phishing and email spoofing. Georg Borges summarizes the recent advancement of malicious emails who target specific recipients by personalization and social engineering, while Pascal Berrang opens an actual phishing URL to demonstrate how the PC would get infected with malware.

SR Aktueller Bericht on Phishing, November 26, 2014