"The human factor: what good is expensive (security) software if it does not consider the user?" - was the title of Manfred Beth's exciting lecture on January 5th. With this, the Saarbrücken office manager of UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG opened the public lecture series "Data Protection in Practice," which is being held online for the first time this semester.

New technical possibilities, such as social networking, make people less cautious: While people used to chat with their colleagues in the coffee kitchen in a completely "analog" manner, they now spread their chit-chat on the internet. This means that a global audience is listening, possibly creating a leak in the system - Beth described a scenario that is all too common. Through illustrative and current examples, he revealed that data security is mainly jeopardized by negligent actions on people' s part. In his opinion, IT security should be a chief matter, because attacks are becoming even more refined and prevalent. Moreover, security is not a project, but a constantly evolving process.

  The slides of presentation can be found here

 Website UIMC Dr. Vossbein


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The lecture series at a glance:  

05. January 2021

Der Faktor Mensch – was nutzt teure (Sicherheits)software ohne die Betrachtung des Benutzers (Layer 8)?

Manfred Beth, UIMC Dr. Voßbein GmbH & Co KG, Geschäftsstellenleiter Saarbrücken

12. January 2021

Datenschutz in der Pandemie – Aus der Arbeit einer Datenschutzaufsichtsbehörde

Monika Grethel, Die Landesbeauftragte für Datenschutz und Informationsfreiheit des Saarlandes

19. Janaury 2021

Datenschutz im Unternehmen – unter Berücksichtigung aktueller gerichtlicher Entscheidungen und gesellschaftlicher Entwicklungen

Dr. Claus-Dieter Ulmer, Deutsche Telekom AG, Konzerndatenschutzbeauftragter

26. January 2021

Die Datenübermittlung in Drittstaaten als Sündenfall? Schrems II und die Folgen

Prof. Dr. Dieter Kugelmann, Der Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit Rheinland-Pfalz

02. February 2021

Die Durchsetzung der DSGVO in der Praxis

Jan Spittka, DLA Piper, Counsel

09. February 2021

Der Auskunftsanspruch des Betroffenen nach der DSGVO

Dr. Jürgen Hartung, Oppenhoff & Partner, Partner

16. February 2021

Pandemie und Datenschutz – die Corona-Warn-App

Mathias Cellarius, SAP SE, Konzerndatenschutzbeauftragter



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