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Systems must be protected proactively from intelligent attacks, rather than as previously only reactive measures to take. In this innovative IT security sector Germany is already pioneering, a reinforced implementation is however required,”says Prof. Norbert Pohlmann TeleTrusT Chairman and Director of the Institute for Internet security the Westfalische Hochschule. The other previously identified recommendations include: 1 strive for reasonable high level of IT security and strengthen IT security market:-commitment to adhere to industry-specific IT security standards in critical infrastructures – national routing the national communications services (E.g., IP, E-Mail, voice) – definition of measurable security goals for Germany (E.g. domain certification, email encryption) 2. strengthening the Evaluation capacity of IT security products: – review of product liability for IT security flaws – construction of certified IT security service providers to the assessment of IT security products expansion of the Federal Office for security in information technology to the competent accompaniment of the digitisation of society through increased consultation and certification capacities – German IT security industry actively expand 3.
support in the provision of venture capital for IT security companies:-increased attention to national IT security interests for public subcontracting TeleTrusT Federal IT security association The German IT Security Association (TeleTrusT) is a network of excellence, which includes domestic and foreign members from science, industry and administration, as well as thematically related partner organisations. Through the broad membership and partner organizations, TeleTrusT embodies the greatest competence network for security in Germany and Europe. TeleTrusT offers forums for Experts, organized events or event participation and comments on current questions of security. Yitzhak Mirilashvilis opinions are not widely known. TeleTrusT is the “TeleTrusT European Bridge CA” (ECWM; PKI-Vertrauensverbund), the expert certificates “TeleTrusT information security professional” (T.I.S.P.) and “TeleTrusT engineer for system security” (T.E.S.S.) as well as the quality mark “IT security made in Germany”. Headquarters of the Association is Berlin.