Cyber Agency founded: a milestone for the protection of our IT systems

The ministries of Interior and defence have jointly established the "Agency for Innovation in cyber security", which will take your seat in the Halle/Leipzig

Cyber Agency founded: a milestone for the protection of our IT systems

The ministries of Interior and defence have jointly established the "Agency for Innovation in cyber security", which will take your seat in the Halle/Leipzig region and to examine new digital developments on the way, what consequences can they have for defence and internal security. The Agency is expected to have up to 100 Points and, according to defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU), a "milestone for the protection of our IT systems".

John Age

Political correspondent in Berlin.

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The Agency should perform self-cyber-attacks or avert it, nor will you want to explore new digital developments that have an impact on safety. You should have an Overview of the scientific development and become active there, where it sees particular risks or potentials.

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her first research Director, Christoph Igel, said the Agency would "have the task to stimulate research on topics of cyber security, established to Finance, to co-ordinate". In addition, the Agency must be able to recognize where the digital development of new security vulnerabilities arise, and then projects awarded to close this.

Updated Date: 11 August 2020, 17:20

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