The world’s leading Internet Exchange operator DE-CIX has been honored in the Global Carrier Awards 2021 in the categories Best Internet Exchange operator and Best Marketing Campaign.
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Digitalisation and climate protection need to be part of one mindset from the word go. A Ministry for Digitalisation therefore remains the way forward for the Internet industry to bring these complex issues together in a consistent manner.
eco Chair of the Board Oliver Süme is a member of the newly founded Mobility Data Space Expert Council, which will be presented this week at the ITS World Congress in Hamburg. “The mobility of the future is digital and connected,” says Oliver Süme.
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.
For the new legislative term, the eco Association sees digital policy priorities in the areas of digital infrastructure, digital education and administration, cybersecurity and consistent data protection on the Internet. The association has formulated core demands and recommendations for action in an Internet Policy Agenda.
“Smart cities are inevitably the future in the long term. But what do we have to do to promote smart cities so that we as citizens can benefit faster and better?” With this question, eco board member Prof. Dr. Norbert Pohlmann gave the first important impulse in his welcoming speech.
eco's DNS-over-HTTPS whitepaper shows need for action by all providers of Internet infrastructures. The association provides information at the it-sa security trade fair in Nuremberg on potential threats and protection options for the Domain Name System (DNS).
As a new member of the eco Association since spring 2021, GECKO mbH brings over 30 years of experience in software development In an interview with the eco Association,CEO Christian Lanze talks about the sustainability potential of digitalisation, among other things.
Oliver Süme has been reinstated as Chair of the Board of eco – Association of the Internet Industry. At the eco Annual General Meeting which took place in Cologne on 30 September 2021, the Hamburg-based attorney-at-law and partner of the law firm Fieldfisher was unanimously re-elected to the Board. So too were the other Board members Klaus Landefeld, Felix Höger and Professor Dr Norbert Pohlmann.
The SmartHome Initiative Germany and eco Association are joining forces in promoting Smart Home innovations and markets. For the SmartHome Initiative, with its regional networks and more than 100 member companies, the Internet is an essential building block for smart building, living and working.
Hendric Rüsch is Managing Partner of the eco member superluminar from Hamburg. In an interview with the eco Association, he talks about what he expects from the EuroCloud Native Initiative and the entire eco Association world.
Regardless of which coalition will govern Germany in the next four years, it must make a holistic, well thought-out and consistent digital policy strategy the guiding principle of its policies. eco Chair Oliver Süme is convinced that digital policy must be the common thread of the coalition agreement because digitalization is the key to tackling the biggest challenges of the coming years.
eco – Association of the Internet Industry & i2Coalition – Internet Infrastructure Coalition invite you to an update on the transfer of personal data and data protection on both sides of the Atlantic. Anyone wishing to transfer personal data from the EU to the US or other third countries must rely on Standard Contractual...
Development of a Digital Responsibility Guide for Gaia-X as first project objective Trust is the key to successful digitalisation. eco – Association of the Internet Industry has been advocating digitalisation with responsibility and in accordance with social values and standards for over 25 years. In order to push...
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.
When the Internet and mobility grow together, new synergies and business concepts emerge. In the Mobility Competence Group (CG) in the eco Association, industry experts will shed light on opportunities and challenges in the future, says the new CG Head, Martin Kumstel from Uber, in an interview.
Internet-based mobility ecosystems will significantly reduce the burden on city centres in the next five years. On average, the Smart City segment “Mobility, Transport & Logistics” is growing 19.6 per cent per year, according to the study “The Smart City Market in Germany, 2021-2026” by eco and Arthur D. Little.
The European Commission has defined ambitious goals for a digital Europe and, in recent months, has presented initial strategies for achieving these goals, including the Digital Markets Act, the Digital Services Act and the European Green Deal. It is now time to have these strategies and goals converted into concrete political measures.
The safety test standard ETSI EN 303 645, which was already published in mid-2021, is intended to ensure more uniformity of safety standards for IoT devices, especially on the European market. The test standard is a recommendation to manufacturers and addresses all networked consumer IoT devices, especially in the Smart Home sector.
With the support of the eco Association, SpaceNet AG wants to finally put an end to blanket data retention. With this in mind, in 2016 the company had already filed a lawsuit against the act at the Administrative Court in Cologne.
Digital technologies and services enable high CO2 savings in cities and metropolitan areas. In this way, they make a significant contribution to climate protection and are indispensable on the way to a carbon-neutral city, the Smart City study by eco and Arthur D. Little shows.
The current eco Election Barometer sees FDP in the lead on digitalisation, The Greens and CDU/CSU on a par, ahead of SPD, and the Left Party lagging behind. The barometer shows that digital infrastructure, digital public administration and cybersecurity are viewed as the top issues for the next legislative term. eco calls for a Ministry of Digitalisation and focus on broadband roll-out and digital public administration.
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.