Recent News

CISPA’s Parliamentary Evening in Berlin

February 20, 2017

On February 13, 2017, CISPA organized a Parliamentary Evening on “Autonomous Systems” in Berlin. More than 150 people accepted CISPA’s invitation to “Landesvertretung des Saarlandes”.

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Talk and Panel Discussion: Cyber Security and civil Liberties (Timothy H. Edgar)

February 15, 2017

10:30 – Cybersecurity and civil liberties – how the new U.S. government will approach cyber threats Timothy H. Edgar Senior Fellow at the Watson Institute of Brown

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CISPA Director Michael Backes receives “CNIL-Inria Award for Privacy Protection 2016”

January 25, 2017

Prof. Michael Backes and his co-authors were awarded the CNIL-Inria Award for Privacy Protection for his paper “ADSNARK: nearly practical and privacy-preserving proofs on authenticated

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Events & Distinguished Lectures

Distinguished Lectures (Archive)


In the following you can find the list of publications under the umbrella of the collaborative research center. For more publications on security, privacy and related fields, please visit the list of publications @ CISPA .


Simulating the Large-Scale Erosion of Genomic Privacy Over Time

Efficient Cryptographic Password Hardening Services From Partially Oblivious Commitments

Membership Privacy in MicroRNA-based Studies

Profile Linkability despite Anonymity in Social Media Systems

On Statistically Secure Obfuscation with Approximate Correctness

Two Message Oblivious Evaluation of Cryptographic Functionalities

Micro-Policies for Web Session Security

HornDroid: Practical and Sound Static Analysis of Android Applications by SMT Solving

Security & Privacy Column


Affine Refinement Types for Secure Distributed Programming

Type-Based Verification of Electronic Voting Protocols