Project Kick-Off “ISH: Intelligent Security Handwerk”

(29.10.21) On October 26, 2021, the kick-off meeting for the new research project „ISH: Intelligent Security Handwerk“ took place at the University of Kassel.

The research project is funded by the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy for three years, from August 2021 to July 2024. The objective of the ISH project is the development and evaluation of an intelligent IT security assistant, the exploration of suitable business models for the IT security assistant and the creation of training programs to increase the IT security level in German handicraft businesses.

Within the research project, the focus of the cii research group led by Prof. Dr. Ali Sunyaev will be on the development and evaluation of the intelligent IT security assistant. The assistant will determine the business's IT infrastructure and IT security preferences to recommend an individual course of actions. This will enable small and medium sized businesses to make competent and independent IT Security decisions.

The project consortium is led by the research group FgTIME at the University of Kassel. Besides KIT, the Berfursförderungswerk des Handwerks will be an additional project partner.

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