The European Research Council has awarded CISPA Faculty Prof. Bernd Finkbeiner an ERC Advanced Grant, meaning that around 2.3 million euros of funding will flow into his HYPER project over the next five years. The project aims at developing a specification language capable of mathematically formalizing even complex social concepts such as fairness, privacy, or explainability. If Finkbeiner, a theoretical computer scientist, succeeds in doing so, it will be possible in the future to automatically check whether artificial intelligence (AI) meets the required standards. As of yet, these complex proofs are mostly carried out manually by experts. The project will provide rigorous mathematical and logical foundations for the ongoing debate about data protection standards and the fairness and explainability of AI.
Cybersecurity is a young and fast-evolving area. As a Helmholtz Center for Information Security, CISPA is 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 that grants extensive resources to a wide range of researchers and that constitutes an attractive destination for the best talents and scientists from all countries.
CISPA PODCAST TL;DR
That text was way too long, so you couldn't bother to read it? We feel you! In TL;DR, CISPA's first podcast, we talk to researchers about their work on cybersecurity and artificial intelligence once a month and try to ask them exactly the same questions that you are asking yourself.
People from 38 nations work at CISPA. That's why you'll find conversations in both German and English in this feed.
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CISPA Zine: composed of CISPA and magazine, derived from the idea of the "fanzine." These are mostly folded small magazines created by fans for fans on various topics. The CISPA Zine is published quarterly and keeps our staff, interested parties, and supporters up to date on all important developments at the Center.
Journal of Computer and System Sciences
ACMThe 29th ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security (CCS)
ACMACM SIGSAC Conference on Computer and Communications Security
Recruitment of highly talented students and young researchers in the fields of cybersecurity and privacy is a core element of CISPA's development and growth strategy. Finding the right people is very important to us. Maybe you're one of them!
Our goal is to hire, train and accompany future researchers in all stages of their scientific careers, to help them advance as learners, from bachelor's and master's degrees to doctorates and positions as young researchers at both postdoctoral and faculty level.
No matter if you’re just starting your career or already have experience, we want to offer all of you an inspiring, international and competitive, yet cooperative and above all enjoyable working environment for your research and education. We strongly believe that, here, you will be able to develop your full potential.