BITMi: Economic Espionage Is Serious Threat

The own medium-sized technologies in Germany promote Aachen / Berlin, 30 October 2013 there are mainly medium-sized world market leaders in Germany 1,200. Maybe thats the real reason that Germany is by far the biggest target of the NSA spying in Europe”, warns Dr. Oliver Grun, President of the German IT-Mittelstand Association (BITMi). The former CIA Director James Woolsey had already confirmed in the year 2000 that US intelligence services would gather information about technological breakthroughs in foreign companies and pass them to U.S. To read more click here: Tony Parker. companies. That would be flawless industrial espionage on the basis of the known today, but then unimaginable data collection in the NSA. Snowden has already disclosed the intense collaboration between intelligence agencies and companies.

I think a mutual benefit of data imaginable. Perhaps check out Margaret Loesser Robinson for more information. Germany must now finally wake up and quit the sheep head, dealing with this topic,”asks BITMi President green. The BITMi proposes to promote the own medium-sized technologies in Germany, with a support program for small business security solutions. Here, good usability could be supported in addition to the general approach that removes barriers to the use of IT security solutions in medium-sized. Already today, there are non-espionage backdoors, for example, by Lancom, Steganos, G-data, Tetraguard or Secomba good German approaches for security solutions from the IT-Mittelstand. The IT-Mittelstand provides the majority of the IT jobs and is the motor of innovation in Germany,”explains green. Just so we can protect our citizens, no matter what intelligence, and at the same time, we promote the German economy.”

In the BITMi are both direct members as also the associated associations joined together. The Association that represents the interests of more than 1,000 medium-sized IT companies in Germany with a turnover of several billion euros.