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CeBIT 2017: CISPA Exhibits 7 Selected Research Projects

April 5, 2017

CISPA presented a selection of their research projects at this year’s CeBIT. Due to the continuing growth of the Saarbruecken Center for IT-Security, the projects

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Strong media reaction after spying doll “Cayla” has been forbidden due to privacy concerns raised by S. Hessel (CISPA)

March 1, 2017

Stefan Hessel, a student of CISPA researcher Prof. Sorge, has expressed legal concerns on the children’s doll “My friend Cayla” in his article (in German)

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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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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 .


Identifying Personal DNA Methylation Profiles by Genotype Inference


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

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Affine Refinement Types for Secure Distributed Programming

Type-Based Verification of Electronic Voting Protocols