Information technology has penetrated our modern life. Faults or attacks of IT infrastructure often has direct impact on our life. The loss of privacy of single or many users, financial loss, reputation damage of companies or agencies, even physical impact is possible in case of industrial control systems.
Such consequences may only be mitigated by trained and sensitized users and staff and network systems planned accordingly. The Übungszentrum Netzverteidigung imparts the knowledge required to comprehend the current attack techniques and to evaluate the efficiency of defense mechanisms. The participants expand their knowledge in practical exercises.
The Übungszentrum Netzverteidigung was developed and implemented by OpenSource Security GmbH on behalf of the Bundesamts für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (BSI). Within the alliance for cyber security it is performed in regular intervals.