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 .

21. March 2016

SR: Renommierte IT-Konferenz in Saarbrücken

The Saarländischer Rundfunk reports on 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 expects more than 150 international security researchers in Saarbrücken for the three day conference.

SR.de from March 21, 2016