Study Digital Security
Situation of IT security in SMEs
On the basis of an empirical analysis on the situation of IT security in SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) WIK carry out a study to gain sustainable insights and recommend actions for the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy. This lays the foundation for raising awareness among businesses, stakeholders and decision-makers for the future task of increasing IT security.
The study startet in October 2016 and will continue till the end of 2017. The study is conducted within the initiative "IT security in economy".
The initiative "IT Security in the economy" of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy
The initiative "IT Security in the economy" of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy aims to support small and medium-sized enterprises in the field of safe use of ICT systems. Together with IT security experts from science, business and administration, a foundation was created to strengthen awareness in IT security for small and medium-sized enterprises in the digital economy. Companies are enabled to improve their IT security by means of practical support measures. Further information on the initiative and its tasks can be found at http://www.it-sicherheit-in-der-wirtschaft.de/.