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Posted February 19th, 2017 by Sandra

New online platform offers comprehensive materials for SMEs and crafts that Internet is indispensable from the business operations of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the craft industry. This goes hand in hand but also a variety of potential hazards. The project adopts secure E-business processes in SMEs and craft from the very beginning on this issue. The joint project “Secure E-business processes in SMEs and craft” offers free comprehensive and practical information around the topic of IT-and communications security on the neutral platform. The ‘safety culture’ small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the craft has taken a significant upswing in recent years. Nevertheless, especially SMEs and craft are often faced with the problem that they lack the necessary know-how, economically sensible and yet sufficient to protect against attacks from inside and outside your company. Can a digital attack but apart from financial damage also to a loss of confidence among customers and Image damage. “The partners of the BMWi/NEG project secure E-business processes in SMEs and craft” have started an online platform,, on which more than 80 materials around the theme of IT-and information security for SMEs and crafts are neutral prepared and provided free of charge as a download.

The joint research project funded in the framework of the network of e-commerce (NEG) since 2002 by the Federal Ministry of Economics and technology (BMWi). The extensive range of information the project ranging from nationwide series of events annual studies to the practical teaching of knowledge of national and international standards, such as BSI-Grundschutz and DIN EN ISO 27001 and ff. in lectures and brochures. In addition to free information brochures, checklists and guidelines-based projects current study results, practice examples and interviews with experts can be found on the new online platform. In addition, a free will Online advice service offered, which allows to find out companies that are set up in the area of security as they and where there is need for action.

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