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The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is also playing an increasingly important role in cyber security. Artificial intelligence shows its strengths above all in the early detection of cyber threats or in the real-time monitoring of IT infrastructures. However, uncontrolled use of AI is definitely dangerous! In this article, you will learn what artificial intelligence can do in the area of cyber security and how AI can support cyber threat hunting and threat intelligence.

With the passed IT Security Act 2.0 (IT-SIG), anomaly detection for CRITIS companies and organisations is enshrined in law. Now it is time for operators of critical infrastructures to act: According to IT-SIG 2.0, they must implement appropriate protective measures to defend against cyber attacks within one year that comply with the current legislation. How can it be done faster?

The Luca app has been available since March 2021. This app makes it possible to trace contacts in the event of infection with COVID-19 by registering whereabouts. The federal government favored a digital system, allowing a seamless transfer of information without time delay. Now the group LucaTrack has discovered and made public a serious security vulnerability in the app. What does this mean for users of the app?

The rapid increase in home offices during pandemic times has drastically increased the attack surface for cybercriminals in Germany. It has a relevant impact on the information security of commercial enterprises. The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) surveyed around 1,000 companies and businesses in a representative survey. Marcus Henschel, CEO of secion, comments on the study results, which were presented yesterday at a digital press conference in Cologne.

A contagion threat of a very different nature has spread in the shadow of the pandemic - the danger of "infecting" IT systems with malware of all kinds. In addition to a drastically increased number of cyberattacks worldwide, it is above all the professionalism with which cybercriminals respond to new opportunities and attack surfaces in times of the Corona pandemic, causing IT security great concern.