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 .

Publication Details

Keep me Updated: An Empirical Study of Third-Party Library Updatability on Android

Erik Derr , Sven Bugiel , Sascha Fahl , Yasemin Acar , Michael Backes

Proceedings of the 24th ACM Conference on Computer and Communication Security, ACM, 2017.

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