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 is conducted within the initiative "IT security in economy".

 

Short version of results available for download

A first summary shows the results of the representative survey. Moreover, the summary briefly states possible supportive actions in order to improve the current situation regarding IT security in SMEs. It is available in the download section now. A more detailed report will be at disposal soon.

 

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/.               

 

 

 

 

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