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Cloud Security Event in Karlsruhe07 November, 2017
The processing of data in the ‘cloud’ repeatedly raises security concerns.
Europeans’ attitudes towards cyber security26 October, 2017
The report brings together the results of the Special Eurobarometer public opinion survey towards cyber security in the 28 European Union countries.
CyberWehr Summit in Karlsruhe23 October, 2017
What to do in the case of a cyber attack? – Call the CyberWehr! In Baden-Württemberg a 24/7 service for companies attacked by hackers will be available next year.
Kick-Off for CyberWehr – the fire brigade of IT-Security20 September, 2017
On October 11th, 2017 the Junior Chamber International Karlsruhe, the Economic Council of the CDU and KA-IT-Si are organizing the CyberWehr Summit to introduce the idea of a CyberWehr – a quick reaction force against cyber crime.
Lively discussions on ISO 27001 and other IT security topics at SECORVENTION15 August, 2017
What does the ISO-27001 certification mean in practice? What does it cost? What can be learned from the experience of certified companies? These questions were clarified at the “SECORVENTION” on May 30/31 2017.
Simple rules for IT-Security01 August, 2017
At May 18th the the event „Software is secure – And the earth is flat“ took place in Karlsruhe. The lecture held by asknet AG was organized by the Karlsruhe IT security Initiative. The event showed how common sense and simple rules can be best practices for secure IT systems.
Successful 9th Day of IT Security05 July, 2017
More than 120 participants discussed current topics on IT Security in Karlsruhe.
Privacy Enhancing Technologies: Evolution and State of the Art20 March, 2017
This document provides recommendations on how to build and maintain an online community for PETs maturity assessments, which is assisted by ENISA’s tool. The presented community development approach seeks to guide developers and to empower individuals and groups of people with the set of skills they need to actively participate in the PETs assessments process.
Download the report: https://www.enisa.europa.eu/publications/pets-evolution-and-state-of-the-art
Synopsis report of the public consultation on the safety of apps and other non-embedded software20 March, 2017
The public consultation on the safety of applications for mobile devices (“apps”) and other non-embedded software was launched in June 2016 as a result of the public consultation on the Green Paper on mHealth in 2014. The latter showed the need to have a special focus on safety aspects of mHealth apps.
This consultation gathered input from various stakeholder groups (78 replies) in particular citizens, industry and public authorities, on their experience related to the safety of apps and other non-embedded software.
According to the respondents, the main category of apps that could pose safety risks are health and wellbeing apps: apps that give health advice, apps upon which a consumer is taking a health or lifestyle-related decision, apps that track and collect data from the user to assess and monitor health-related metrics or apps that interface with electronic health records.
A comprehensive approach to evolving cyber threats from Commissioner Julian King07 February, 2017
Commissioner King’s keynote address, ‘A Comprehensive Approach to Evolving Cyber Threats’ at a cybersecurity workshop hosted by the University of Oxford, Cyber Studies Programme