eLearningworld News from Germany

German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) is targeting IT-security in networked production processes. 14 companies in the German industry and seven research institutes and universities will collaborate to produce applications to minimize damage of hacker attacks. Federal Research Minister Johanna Wanka commented, “IT security is one of the key prerequisites to benefit from the opportunities of Industry 4.0. Only through a secure communication confidence is created in the new, networked production processes. We need reliable solutions that show how industry 4.0 can also work for small and medium enterprises.” The BMBF is funding the project with around 20 million Euros. Source: Press Release German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)