- IT Security in cars
- Crypto viruses
- Attacks from the Internet of Things
- CEO fraud
- EU-US Privacy Shield
IT security in cars, crypto viruses, attacks from the Internet of Things, CEO fraud and EU-US Privacy Shield – these are the core topics for IT Security in 2017, according to eco – Association of the Internet Industry. Continue reading
- Mass deactivation of private photovoltaic systems may cause instability in the power grid
- Hackers using IoT (Internet of Things) search engines to find potential vulnerabilities
- eco Association recommends secure retrofitting of older Smart Home systems
The potential gateways for harmful manipulation grow with the digitalization of our entire economy. Smart Home systems, in particular, frequently only fulfill low security standards. In this way, lights in homes can be switched on, roller shutters can be opened and closed, and private solar panels can be deactivated without a great deal of effort and with tools freely available in the Internet. This was demonstrated by Marco Di Filippo in the workshop “Lights out, curtains open, stage set! Smart Home Hacking” at the Internet Security Days in Brühl, near Cologne, in September 2016. Continue reading
AV-Test GmbH is a world-leading, independent provider of services in the area of IT security and anti-virus research. CEO Andreas Marx spoke to us about the security issues related to moving to the cloud.
Meet AV-Test at Data Center World and Cloud Expo Europe in Frankfurt in November 2016
SUSII is a free, non-commercial Internet security portal for the residents of Cologne and local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). It informs visitors in English, German, and Kölsch, the local dialect, about how to protect themselves against cyber crime and offers “first aid” and advice for victims of cyber crime.
Three partners for more IT security in Cologne
The objective of SUSII is to make information and help available to citizens and companies for the safe use of the Internet. Two of eco’s services, botfrei.de and the eco Complaints Office, and the Cologne Police have joined forces to offer Cologne help in almost all cyber crime scenarios. Continue reading