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The universities in the state of Baden-Württemberg have joined forces to form the bwInfoSec federation in order to jointly improve information security at the state’s universities. To this end, information is shared, central services are established, joint projects are worked on and assistance is provided in the event of problems.

The bwInfoSec cooperation association is a unique nationwide advisory and exchange body dedicated to information security issues for the state strategy. It regularly brings together key information security management stakeholders from those involved in the federation.

19th German IT-Security Congress

The Federal Office for Information Security invites you to the 19th German IT-Security Congress on 10 and 11 May 2023. The event will take place in digital form: Live lectures and virtual exhibition stands will highlight current trends and developments in the field of IT-Security. The four major …

April 13, 2023 Read
BSI video series Cyber Security for Beginners

The BSI’s Cyber Security YouTube playlist offers interesting videos for beginners in the field of IT security. The basics of topics such as smartphone security or secure passwords are explained here. These videos can be used, for example, to raise awareness among employees. The playlist can be …

April 4, 2023 Read
IT-Grundschutz Trainings

The core team offers you IT-Grundschutz training courses incl. examination to become a “BSI IT-Grundschutz Praktiker” this year. Likewise, the extension of the training to become a “BSI IT-Grundschutz Berater” (without examination). The training courses are conducted by an …

February 23, 2023 Read
Vulnereability Scans

Vulnerability management should be used to regularly check IT infrastructures for security gaps and misconfigurations. Vulnerability scanners can identify attack vectors from both an “inside” and “outside” perspective and help close them. The scans are based on daily updated …

January 26, 2023 Read
Working Groups

The core team organizes working groups in which you are welcome to participate. These working groups are intended to provide an exchange on current topics in the area of information security. Together, we try to find solutions for the implementation of security measures. Currently two working groups …

January 26, 2023 Read
Emergency Communication

In times of crisis, reliable and secure communication is essential, even across locations. The steering committee therefore procured licenses for the Threema Work Messenger. The aim is to enable a secure exchange of information even in crises in which other communication channels are no longer …

January 24, 2023 Read