Helmholtz Center for Information Security (CISPA)

Booth number 5671-22


About us

The Helmholtz Center for Information Security (CISPA) is a newly founded research institution located in Saarbruecken, Germany. It has developed from the „Center for IT-Security, Privacy and Accountability“ established in 2011 as a German national, BMBF-funded competence center for IT-security research.

Cybersecurity is a young and fast-evolving area. As a Helmholtz Center for Information Security, we are dedicated to cutting-edge foundational research combined with innovative application-oriented research in the areas of cybersecurity and privacy. We are committed to the highest international academic standards and offer a world-class research environment for the best talents and scientists from all countries.

Currently, our research is centered around five research areas: 

  • Secure and Privacy-friendly Information Processing
  • Reliable Security Guarantees
  • Threat Detection & Defenses
  • Secure Mobile & Autonomous Systems
  • Empirical & Behavioral Security.

Products and services

We are presenting a research project on "Trustworthy and Secure Artificial Intelligence".

Helmholtz Center for Information Security (CISPA)
Stuhlsatzenhaus 5
66123 Saarbrücken

Phone: +49 681 30271900
Internet: cispa.saarland
E-mail: Send message

Contact person

Andrea Ruffing
Head of Scientific Services
Phone: +49 681 30270975
E-mail: Send message

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