Security Insights | 20 September 2021
Politics in the digital crosshairs: How can we protect the German federal elections?
Digital attacks on political portals and actors have increased dramatically and are harming our democracy. They aim to illegitimately wield influence and undermine public trust.
Security Insights | 27 August 2021
223 billion euros in damage caused by cyber attacks – why the number of unreported cases is much higher
When critical infrastructure is attacked, the actual damage is far greater. That is why the protection of critical infrastructure is fundamental to the well-being of us all.
Security Insights | 26 August 2021
BaFin revises MaRisk and BAIT: Higher compliance requirements for banks
In light of advancing digitization, cybersecurity is becoming an even greater focus of supervisory attention. Institutions must prepare for new or more specific regulations related to outsourcing, contingency management, and effectiveness controls, for example.
Security Insights | 18 August 2021
The lessons from the cyber disaster in Anhalt-Bitterfeld
For maximum security, existing protective measures should be continuously reviewed and adapted. Specialized service providers can help with this.
Security Insights | 11 August 2021
You can have both convenience and data security when it comes to e-health
Combining convenience with certified data security will increase the acceptance of e-health products and services. Experienced specialist service providers can help by lending their expertise.
Security Insights | 1 July 2021
Cloud Monitor 2021: Companies demand performance, security, and compliance
The performance and security of systems as well as compliance with existing data protection regulations are the decisive criteria when choosing a cloud service provider.
Security Insights | 7 June 2021
Digital bank heists: Bonnie and Clyde would be hackers today
These days, bank robbers are no longer armed with a handgun nor wear a hood – a laptop and just a bit of criminal energy are often all that’s needed.
Security Insights | 25 May 2021
IT security creates a foundation of trust for e-health solutions
In the healthcare sector, digital solutions are increasingly being used in administration, diagnostics, and treatment. Security and data protection are given top priority in order to promote social acceptance of e-health.
Security Insights | 17 May 2021
Financial regulator steps up controls on IT and cybersecurity
In light of advancing digitalization, cyber risks are becoming an even greater focus for BaFin. The supervisory authority is paying particular attention to the outsourcing of IT services.
Security Insights | 14 May 2021
European data platform: 5 reasons why GAIA-X is so important
GAIA-X is intended to promote cloud computing on a European level as a hybrid data platform. More than 350 companies and organizations are involved in setting up the lighthouse project – and for good reasons.
Security Insights | 22 December 2020
Cybersecurity: What awaits IT decision-makers in 2021
Myra Security looks back at the year’s most defining IT security trends and dares to look ahead to the challenges and digital threats IT decision-makers will be facing in the coming year.
Security Insights | 20 November 2020
Cyber insurance: DDoS and blackmail cause the most expensive damage
While external attacks account for the majority of the damage, internal incidents are the most common cause of cyber damage—but with a lower financial impact.
Security Insights | 3 September 2020
BaFin demands higher hurdles for IT outsourcing
Raimund Röseler, BaFin Executive Director for Banking Supervision, is in favor of IT outsourcing to qualified service providers. However, he is calling for the right of direct control over the service providers. Banks must choose their IT partners with care.
Security Insights | 15 July 2020
Digitization in healthcare in demand as never before
International studies show that patients are increasingly demanding digital treatment methods such as telemedicine, health apps or AI-supported diagnosis programs. However, IT security, data protection and compliance are the basis for successful digitization in the healthcare sector.
Security Insights | 22 June 2020
Finance & insurance: Web applications are an Achilles’ heel
The finance and insurance industry remains one of the most popular targets of cybercriminals. Attackers access sensitive data primarily via gaps in web applications.