Security Industry

Security Association released results of internal survey Berlin, 17.07.2013 the German IT Security Association (TeleTrusT) has interviewed participants its IT security specialist events among other things afterwards, which national daily newspapers and online media are preferred for the daily information. The ranking of most frequent mentions, without other: 1 Suddeutsche Zeitung 2nd FAZ 3. The world or 4. Handelsblatt or 5. The mirror or 6.

The time and A political preference location can not derive from the results, but the claim on critical political reflection of IT security topics, what is further likely have pronounced in the course of the discussion of Prism. Asked was also the preferred trade media. In the fullness of the mentions “Marko” (SecuMedia) and industry information service emerged most the IT Security Magazine, the diversity of the media is more broadly diversified than in the newspapers here depending on the needs and interests. On the question of the “it-sa” (Nuremberg) and the “RSA Conference” (U.S. Edition in San Francisco) are named after preferred trade fairs by far most frequently, as well as the “Infosecurity” in London. Also here many more individual entries of special events took place according to the professional orientation of the respondents.

As the objective of sustained, increased interest (for “IT security made in Germany”) are the survey results according to the 1 D-A-CH region 2 remaining European Union 3 United States. As expectations towards the German policy respondents expressed majority: SME support – targeted development of reference projects – research funding – creating necessary legal framework for security critical infrastructure – implementing the e-Government Act – simplification of approval procedures for IT security products (export) – development of the theme of security as a strategic field for the German export industry. The anonymous, open, written survey questionnaires took place in the period from May to July 2013 held and included approximately 400 participants on IT security specialist events by TeleTrusT. TeleTrusT security Federation 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. TeleTrusT offers forums for experts, organized events or event participation and comments on current questions of security. TeleTrusT is the “TeleTrusT European Bridge CA” (ECWM; PKI-Vertrauensverbund), the expert certificate “TeleTrusT information security professional” (T.I.S.P.) as well as the quality mark “IT security made in Germany”.