Category Archives: News

WHD.global 2017: Universal Acceptance night.TALK

27 March 2017 – Hotel El Andaluz, 10:00 PM

The day is just not long enough! One of the most popular features at WHD.global has become the nightTALKs.

Where Your Next Billion Customers Will Come From

There’s one roadblock that keeps the next billion cloud and hosting companies from beating down your door – and it’s you. Your systems need to be brought up to speed with today’s DNS, which is diverse and multi-lingual.

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Call for contributions: dotmagazine - Blockchain, Fintech & E-Commerce

dotmagazine – eco's monthly English-language in-depth magazine on Internet-related topics

Call for contributions from eco member companies and specialists on the topics of Fintech & E-Commerce, Digital Production, and The Future of Email

The eco International team is inviting contributions for its new monthly in-depth magazine on Internet-related topics.

For the June issue on Blockchain, Fintech & E-Commerce, focus topics will include:

  • Business Cases
  • Sustainable Security for the Blockchain in the Face of Quantum Computing et al
  • Best Practice for Introducing Blockchain in Real Life
  • Fintech & E-Commerce Applications
  • Infrastructure requirements for Blockchain, Fintech & E-Commerce

We are also looking for submissions from eco members who are experts in their field for the following two issues:

  • July 2017: Digital Production

  • August 2017: The Future of Email

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eco Association: From Risk to Human Safety Factor

  • Corporate culture is fundamental for a holistic IT security approach
  • In so-called “CEO fraud” cyber criminals exploit the helpfulness, curiosity, and anxiety of their victims

In terms of IT security, many medium-sized enterprises still rely too heavily on purely technical solutions. In particular, the human factor is underestimated by many companies when doing risk assessment. Employees frequently facilitate successful cyber attacks by clicking, for instance, on web links or attachments of suspicious e-mails, thus opening doors to harmful malware such as blackmail Trojans. “Notably, smaller enterprises neglect to pursue a comprehensive IT security approach, and to cultivate a corporate culture that sensitizes employees towards the threat situation,” Oliver Dehning, Head of the Competence Group Security at eco – Association of the Internet Industry, says. Continue reading

International Women’s Day at eco – Women Making the Internet a Safer Place

Today, eco celebrates women who are moving and shaking the Internet industry and making the Internet a better place to be.

Julia Janßen-Holldiek

Manager Business Development & ISP Relations

“Helping to clean up spam and illegal mass mailing”

Find out more about Julia's activities for eco and for the Internet here:

international.eco.de/2017/news/spam-filters-prefer-quality-to-quantity.html

international.eco.de/2016/news/email-is-global-full-stop-interview-with-the-csas-julia-janssen-holldiek.html

The Certified Senders Alliance: certified-senders.eu/

#ShineTheLight

Internet Society Shine the Light Campaign: www.internetsociety.org/shinethelight/celebrating-persistence

International Women’s Day at eco – Women Making the Internet a Safer Place

Today, eco celebrates women who are moving and shaking the Internet industry and making the Internet a better place to be.

Kira Pleschka

Content Analyst

"Raising awareness and supporting members in the field of youth media protection"

Find out more about Kira's activities for eco and for the Internet here:

eco Complaints Office: international.eco.de/internet-complaints-office.html

eco Complaints Office Annual Report 2016: international.eco.de/2017/news/annual-report-2016-successful-work-at-the-eco-complaints-office.html

#ShineTheLight

Internet Society Shine the Light Campaign: www.internetsociety.org/shinethelight/celebrating-persistence