Log4J: German Federal Government Must Promote Trust and Security in the Internet
Regarding the Log4J vulnerability, Prof. Norbert Pohlmann, Board Member for IT Security at eco, sees the threat from cyber attacks as having hit a frightening new level. The German federal government must now do everything they can to quickly shut down the existing IT vulnerabilities.
eco Association Welcomes German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) IT Security Label
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly, and everyday objects are more and more connected to the Internet and to other devices. It is increasingly difficult for consumers to judge which devices and services have which security features.
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Policy & Law
On measures for a high common level of cybersecurity
With the Commission’s presentation for the new NIS-2 directive in December 2020, the debate on the future regulation of cybersecurity within the European Union kicked off. eco contributed to both the Inception Impact Assessment preceding the presentation of the new directive and the Commission’s draft in February 2021.
Policy & Law
Global Minimum Tax Promises Stability and Planning Security for Digital Economy
eco welcomes the plans finalised by the OECD last week to introduce a global minimum tax for the world's largest corporations, which the G20 finance ministers are expected to confirm this week at their meeting in Washington.
ISD 2021 – Security for an Increasingly Networked World
Two parallel thematic tracks full of presentations, discussions and networking on the topic of cyber security: From 16 to 17 September 2021, over 150 security experts and more than 60 speakers met at the second digital ISD in the event tool talque.
Raising Employee Awareness of IT security: Gamification and Nudging Bring More Success
The number of phishing attacks risescontinuously every year: Employees are particularly exposed to this security risk when working from home. We talk to Marcus Beyer, Security Awareness Officer at Swisscom Switzerland AG.