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 .

4. July 2015

Die Welt: Cars – When Hackers Take Control

CISPA Researcher Stefan Nürnberger talks to “Die Welt” about his research on Automotive Security. He manipulated the CAN-Bus of a car via a common diagnostic dongle and showed the results on this year’s re:publica15 in Berlin. Nürnberger and other experts in embedded security agree that the automotive industry and its components suppliers need new security standards.

Die Welt: Wenn Hacker die Kontrolle übernehmen


Die Welt: So geschickt dringen Hacker in Ihr Auto ein