„Hotspot of cyber security research in Germany“


Hotspot der Cyber­sicher­heits­for­schung in Deutschland CRISP contributes greatly to improving the IT security.

Wiesbaden/Darmstadt, november, 28, 2016.

On the occasion of science week of the government of Hessia the minister of interior Peter Beuth visited the Center for Research in Security and Privacy in Darmstadt today in which he stressed the meaning of the scientific location of Darmstadt for the improvement of cyber security for the economy and society. Darmstadt has developed into a hotspot for the research of cyber security in Germany and Europe. CRISP contributes largely to improving the IT security of large and real IT systems. The goals of CRISP are the development of synergy and cooperation between the partners in the fields of cybersecurity and privacy, especially in terms of a common goal contentwise. Hereby CRISP is oriented by the goals of the digital agenda of the federal government and the strategy "Digitales Hessen". Due to CRISP the state of Hessia is as well positionned like no other state in Germany, as for cybersecurity. At the location of Darmstadt, the europe wide largest concentration of research centers in the field of cybersecurity can be found. This was favoured by the significant support of both the federal and the state government which has long before the other states recognized the meaning of this subject and has supported the subject early and strategically. In the year 2017 the state of Hessia will fund CRISP with 2 million euros. Overall the state government will invest the sum of 2,7 billion euros for science, research and teaching. Partners of CRISP are the Technische Universität Darmstadt with their profile sector within IT security research CYSEC, the University of Applied Sciences in Darmstadt, and the Fraunhofer-Institute für Sichere Informations­technologie SIT and Graphische Da­ten­verarbeitung IGD, which are both located in Darmstadt. This partnership is Europe-wide the largest alliance of research centers in the field of cyber security.

Further Information:

CRISP | Mornewegstraße 32 | 64293 Darmstadt,
Cornelia Reitz | Tel.: 06151 16 27282 | Mail: pr{at}crisp-da.de | www.crisp-da.de

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