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 .

26. September 2015

Süddeutsche Zeitung: Im Visier der Personaler

Süddeutsche Zeitung interviews the CISPA cybersecurity students,
who discovered thousands of vulnerable MongoDB instances,
on their career opportunities and job offerings in the wake of the media coverage earlier this year.
Even though they and other Cybersecurity students are already highly sought after experts in IT security,
they will all finish their Bachelor studies at Saarland University.

The Artikel was published in Süddeutsche Zeitung, September 26, 2015, page 65, and online:
Süddeutsche Online: Im Visier der Personaler