Security experts and eco Association member companies took the opportunity of the RSA Conference in San Francisco to showcase “IT-Security Made in Germany”. Regular topics of discussion during the event included the EU GDPR, Artificial Intelligence, cryptography, and security in the Internet of Things.
Backups rescue data, but are still far from being established as common practice in Germany. Every day, companies lose important data and individuals lose priceless memories such as family photos, videos, and emails. “Backups are not only ‘nice to have’, but are a necessity in our digitalized world of life and work,” says Markus Schaffrin, Head of Members Services and security expert at eco Association of the Internet Industry.
In an open letter to the managing federal government and German MEPs, representatives of civil society, business, and Internet culture today called for a clear declaration against the use of automated filter systems for online platforms that work with user-generated content, as sought by the EU Commission. In addition...
Although cyber dangers are regarded as increasingly threatening, most companies are optimistic about their security concept: 62 percent of respondents feel that they are very well or at least well protected. This is shown by the recent eco IT Security Study 2018. At the same time, most IT security experts are convinced that the threat situation is continuing to grow due to cyber-criminals.