On 17th July 2015 the amended BSI(Federal Office for Information Security)-statute (from 14th August 2009) came into effect.
Critical infrastructures are affected by this amendment.
Critical infrastructures are institutions, constructions or parts of it, which
1. Belong to the sectors of energy, information technology and telecommunication, transport and traffic, healthiness, water, food, finance and insurance industry,
2. Are of vital importance for the functionality of the commonwealth, because there would be a considerable bottleneck supply for the public safety, if the infrastructure suffers a blackout or disturbance.
Penalties may apply to any person who does not comply with the requirements of this statute.
In the sector of telecommunications, is the Federal Office for Information Security may inform the public regarding security breaches.
The Loomans & Matz AG is your expert regarding the amendment of the IT Security Act. We consult you on the correct implementation of the legal requirements. If required, we can also support you with the implementation of the necessary security audits, tests and certifications.
With the help of our consulting services, your company can avoid penalties and economic loss, as well as maintaining and strengthening customer confidence.