Welcome to the Information Security Officer

In April 2019 the KIT Executive Board appointed an Information Security Officer (ISO) as the central contact person for information security.

The ISO is located in the Digital Office independently of the organisational units and is responsible for the organisation of information security management.


KIT Participates in European Cyber Security Month

The focus of this year's ECSM is on general topics from IT security (new: information security) as well as on the detection of fraudulent messages, for which the research group SECUSO, the SCC and the ISB provide materials.

Checklist "Working safely in the home office"

Work safely in the home office with the help of this checklist. Here you can find the most important configuration information, tips and guidelines at a glance.

Download checklist as PDF (in German only)

KIT participates in Safer Internet Day

On this year's Safer Internet Day, the focus is on various information security topics: mobile work in the home office, practical IT security tips and recognising fraudulent messages. In addition, there are 2- to 3-minute explanatory videos on information security topics. The recognition of fraudulent messages can be consolidated in the NoPhish online training.

When? 09 February 2021

Where. Action page or live session in Microsoft Teams at 2:00 p.m.

Recommendation for action "Online communication services"

The use of online communication services at KIT is supported by overviews of risk and protection requirements und tools (in German only).

Working safely from home

The KIT provides information on questions and answers on the handling of the coronavirus for working from home.

The SCC provides information and instructions for mobile work in home office. Its services support this in particular by access to the KIT network via VPN, access to central applications (Microsoft Office etc.), access to the KIT mailbox, and collaboration tools (DFNconf, Microsoft Teams etc.).

Safer Internet Day at KIT

The research group SECUSO, the SCC, and the ISB of KIT participate in Safer Internet Day. The focus this year is once again on the detection of fraudulent messages, especially phishing mails, and the safe handling of these, and a large number of the materials are now available in English.

When? 11 February 2020, 11am - 2pm

Where? Mensa Adenauer-Ring, South Campus

European Cyber Security Month at KIT

The SECUSO research group, the SCC, and the KIT ISB participate in the European Cyber Security Month. The focus this year is on detecting phishing and other fraudulent messages and how to handle them safely.

When? 10/11/19, 11-14.

Where? North Campus