What is KRITIS and who does it affect?

What is KRITIS and who does it affect?  In Germany, special regulations apply to operators of critical infrastructures under the Federal Office for Information Security / Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI) Act. But who counts as an operator and when are infrastructures classified as critical?  What is a critical infrastructure?  Critical infrastructures (KRITIS) are organizations or facilities with […]

Cyber & Information Security Risk

Hard Coded Credentials for Dummies

Hard Coded Credentials for Dummies or  How to not unknowingly, accidently and unconsciously reveal all your passwords and secrets to bad people  Credentials or passwords are the integral part of online and software world. In the simplest example they are the key protecting your “online house” such as Instagram, Facebook, email, etc. And even in these cases, where they protect “just” your private data, a lot damage can be done […]