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The new research framework program on IT-security that was decided in the German Bundestag yesterday focuses on four areas: New Technologies, Secure and trusted information and communication systems, application fields of IT security and privacy and data protection. This should be seen in the light of the economic damage caused by IT attacks are valued worldwide in 2013 to €542 billion. Almost one in three companies in Germany was attacked in the past two years. Some of the fields that are in focus is healthcare, business intelligence/industry 4.0 and fight cyber-crimes. Source: Press Release German Federal Ministry for Education and Research