Without IT security and trustworthiness, sustainable digitalization does not work! dotmagazine looks at technologies and applications that promote the increased trustworthiness of digital systems.
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It may not happen often, but when it does, it is invariably unexpected: Public prosecutor investigations can affect any IT, data, and service provider. In a current set of guidelines EuroCloud, in cooperation with the German law firm Derra, Meyer & Partner Attorneys-at-Law, explains what providers need to consider in advance and what rights and obligations are associated with an actual state search.
The eco Association is handing over the reins for the ongoing design and implementation of the botfrei.de safety campaign to its member company eyeo GmbH. eco will continue to support the project and will remain a partner in the project’s strategic delivery.
Nils Kammann, Solutions Architect at Xantaro, on the hype of artificial intelligence in cyber security, an essential delineation of terminology, the challenges we face, and the need and chance for new security models.
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The web landscape has changed drastically over the years, often resulting a loss in the control of data. Kristina Vervoort, Regional Sales Director DACH for Netskope, explains how you can win back this data control with smart web security. Read more on dotmagazine.
For many years already, artificial intelligence (or machine learning/deep learning) has been playing an important role in the area of IT security. It helps in the process of detecting anomalies in networks and tracking down intruders, it optimizes spam and virus filters, and it supports authentication procedures.
On 28th November in Cologne, the eco Association will present one of the Internet industry’s most prestigious awards. In seven award categories, a jury of experts comprising of representatives from industry, academia, research, and politics has selected the three most promising submissions of 2018 and nominated them for the eco://award.
Do you want to improve IT security in your company? The number one task is to train your staff in security awareness on a regular basis, according to Dr. Niklas Hellemann from SoSafe Cyber Security Awareness.
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The city of the future will be connected and smart. Increased investment in IT security and network infrastructure are important growth drivers for the smart city. The “Communication Services & Network Security” segment alone is therefore forecast to grow by an average of more than 13 percent over the next five years; in 2017, revenues in this area amounted to around 3.5 billion Euro in Germany. “Secure and fast network connections are an integral component of the cities of tomorrow,” says Markus Schaffrin, security expert and Head of Member Services at eco – Association of the Internet Industry. “They make it possible to protect existing infrastructure effectively against cyber attacks and ensure stable and cost-effective data traffic.”
In considering the best response to the "Efail" security vulnerability, the eco Association recommends workaround until updates are installed and advises that, “No encryption is also no solution.”
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.
Read about the impact of the EU General Data Protection Regulation on the Internet Industry – and how the eco Association is supporting its members How will the forthcoming GDPR affect the different areas of the Internet industry and digital business? dotmagazine takes a brief look at how different segments of the Internet...
IT security is one of the topics upon which eco has been working intensively over the past number of years. In addition to various eco initiatives, the association also offers first-hand expert knowledge through its Safety & Security Tour. Peter Meyer, Head of eco Cyber Security Services, explains how important the...
First of all, the Anti-Botnet Advisory Center Botfree at eco – Association of the Internet Industry explains what a crypto currency such as Bitcoin actually is. This is virtual money, i.e. a digital means of payment that is not managed by a single government, authority, or bank. The principles of cryptography are used...
The EU General Data Protection Regulation for non-EU Companies For companies engaged in large-scale monitoring or dealing with sensitive personal data in Europe, getting to grips with the forthcoming GDPR will be on the top of their list of New Year's resolutions. Clarissa Benner, Attorney and Data Protection Specialist...
Many American companies are still unaware of how the new EU General Data Protection Regulation will affect them. Data protection gurus Thomas Rickert from the eco Association & Christian Dawson from i2Coalition look at how two voices for the Internet are teaming up on GDPR, ICANN, and beyond to ensure that the Internet...