Holger Schildt heads the IT Baseline Protection Section, where his responsibilities include the BSI standards and IT baseline protection modules. From his own experience he highly recommends the BSI as an employer, as he is convinced it offers ideal career opportunities. In this interview, he explains how the security of mobile devices such as smartphones or laptops can be improved with the IT baseline protection system.
The Cluster is headed by Sandra Wiesbeck, who has been working on IT security topics there for 12 years. Today she runs the successful security cluster, which now has a total of 130 member companies and institutions. In this interview she answers questions about budgeting for IT security.
His expertise is highly appreciated in ministries and many boards: As a member of the management team of eco (Association of the Internet Industry), Markus Schaffrin is also responsible for IT security. In the interview, he explains important security criteria for the cloud.
One year after the European General Data Protection Regulation, most companies have still not yet implemented all the points. Christiane Bierekoven, Doctor of Law specializing in IT law, names the most serious problems and illuminates the special challenges involved with the use of big data, IoT and AI.
Dr Nabil Alsabah has always been interested in strategies. In his doctoral thesis he used AI methods to analyse the campaign strategies used by the Greeks in their wars against Persia. Now he deals with strategies to defend against cyber attacks as part of his work for Bitkom, Germany’s digital association. Company employees are the first line of defence when it comes to the strategic planning of security measures. In this interview, Alsabah explains how to prepare employees for these challenges.
One of the most distinguished IT security research scientists in Germany, Norbert Pohlmann has been working in IT security since 1984. Meanwhile he is Professor of Information Security at the Westphalian University of Applied Sciences, where he heads the Institute for Internet Security that he founded in 2005. In this interview, Pohlmann explains how companies can identify their security risks and determine their protection needs.
Stefan Strobel, CEO of cirosec, a company specialising in IT security, was addressing the issue of AI as much as a quarter of a century ago. In this interview, he tells us what makes this technology so interesting today and how it can be exploited in the IT security sector.
Ute Richter has headed the Digital Hub for Cybersecurity in Darmstadt since the beginning of this year, and has already advised plenty of technology companies in that capacity. Trained in German literature, she previously spent decades at communications agencies, and has had experience throughout the field of information and communications technology. Whether based on her knowledge of security technologies, or her experience with start-ups, she’s now sharing her wisdom with company founders. She describes for us some of the things young companies should watch out for.
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