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 .

News & Events

Our work is regularly covered in the media. CISPA researchers frequently give interviews or background information on security-related topics to print, radio, television and online media. We strive to raise consumers’ awareness of privacy risks, informational self-determination and cyber security. CISPA and Saarbrücker Zeitung currently publish a joint series of newspaper articles on important IT security and privacy topics.