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CISPA Researchers Win NSA Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition 2016

December 14, 2017

The publication “You Get Where You’re Looking For: The Impact of Information Sources on Code Security” by Prof. Michael Backes and his co-authors has won the 2016 5th Annual Best Scientific Cybersecurity Paper Competition of the National Security Agency (NSA). The paper was originally presented at the 2016 IEEE Symposium

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CISPA – Helmholtz Center i.G. is officially founded!

December 13, 2017

On December 13, 2017, the official founding document was signed by Franziska Broer, Managing Director of the Helmholtz Association, Wolf-Dieter Lukas, German Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Minister President of Saarland, and Michael Backes (Founding Director of the CISPA – Helmholtz Center i.G.). This is the first

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Christian Rossow is among the “40 talents under the age of 40”

November 16, 2017

The magazine “Capital” has awarded 40 young individuals with the title “talents under the age of 40”. Professor Christian Rossow, CISPA researcher and head of the System Security Group, has received the award in the category “Science and Society”. At CISPA, Rossow’s research comprises for example cyber criminals and their

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CISPA Researcher Christoph Sorge Explains Secure Passwords on Spiegel Online

August 22, 2017

In an article on the online news website “Spiegel Online”, CISPA Researcher Christoph Sorge, Professor for Legal Informatics at Saarland University, talks about secure passwords and password manager. Read the full article (in German) (So...

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CISPA Researchers publish 6 papers at CCS 2017

August 9, 2017

6 papers by CISPA researchers were accepted at this year’s CCS, the ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security. The conference will take place in Dallas, USA from Oct 30 – Nov 3, 2017. The accepted papers in in detail: Duc Cuong Nguyen, Dominik Wermke, Yasemin Acar, Michael Backes, Charles

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