Important IT security-related topics with regard to the upcoming German election

Germany will elect a new government on 24th September 2017. The IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrusT) has asked its members including executives and employees of the IT security industry which IT security-relevant topics the parties should address with regard to the election in autumn.

 

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After the attack is before the attack: a report on cyber security in Germany

Today we deliver a summary of the results of a Cyber ​​Security Survey carried out in late 2016 in Germany and regard it against the background of the latest Ransomware attack. The results may be relevant for other European countries, too.

 

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New Ransomware WannaCry attacks computers worldwide

200,000 computer systems worldwide have been put out of action since Friday 12th May by a Ransomware named "WannaCry". The attack appears to have stopped for the time being. However, security experts expect further attacks by the same malicious software in a slightly modified variant.

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Why IT admins can save lives in the future: IT security in healthcare (2/2)

Computers down? Patient reports are handed over personally. Back to the hospital of the 1980s. Inconceivable? In fact a hospital in Germany had to change its mode of operation last year, after its network was paralysed by the Trojan, Locky. The malicious software was smuggled in by an infected e-mail attachment and encrypted all data, making the digital exchange of patient data impossible.

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Die wichtigsten IT Messen in Norddeutschland auf einen Blick

Jetzt Termin mit einem Cryptshare-Experten vereinbaren!

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Why privacy is a challenge in the health care sector

The digitization of the economy is in full swing and does not hold back for the health care system at all. Hospitals, doctors' surgeries, health insurance companies and physiotherapists face two huge challenges: How can they comply with data protection guidelines and how can they protect themselves effectively against cyber-attacks?

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Cryptshare wins Cybersecurity Excellence Award 2017

And the winner is… Cryptshare! We were very proud to be nominated for an award in Silicon Valley, the home of technology, and to win it, we are thrilled. The Cybersecurity Excellence Awards are known around the world and here in our home market Germany, so thanks to all who voted for us.

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European Data Protection Day and Data Privacy Day in the USA and Canada

picture of data protection day

My private data belongs to me! The 28th January 2017 is a special day. It was established to remind us how important data protection is. Organisations in America, Canada and in the EU undertake various actions to contribute to this remembrance.

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Cyber crime, misinformation, spying actions

Review of digital communication in 2016 - preview of developments in 2017. We communicate in private and business, face-to-face, in writing, by telephone and digitally. We use various communication channels without thinking much about it. But not quite!

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More surveillance and less data protection in the name of internal security and economic interests

What are the effects of the Trump election and the TiSA negotiations on digital communication?

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With our software Cryptshare we enable our customers to share e-mails and files of any size securely in an ad-hoc way with a detailed audit trail and a strong ROI.

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