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Source: Federal Office for Information Security Place Bonn Date 09.10.2020 On the occasion of the 3rd round table of the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Home Affairs and the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection on the IT security of consumers, the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI ) and Deutschlandafe im Netz eV (DsiN) presented the Cyber ​​Primer today. The extensive reference work is aimed at knowledge brokers and educational institutions. For the first time, they now have access to a complete range of over 200 pages that deals with current issues in everyday digital life with specific explanations, backgrounds, exercises, recommendations for action and further links. Through regular expansions, future developments and changed security requirements are also taken into account. The cyber primer is available as a printed manual and online: “Just as we learn to read with the primer at school, we also have to deal with the rules of digital space. Our goal in the context of digital consumer protection is to create framework conditions through information offers, technical requirements and standards in order to enable consumers to act safely and independently in the digital world. With the cyber primer, we provide our partners with a practice-oriented, always up-to-date tool that they can use immediately in their daily work with citizens, ”explains BSI President Arne Schönbohm. State Secretary and CIO of the Federal Government Dr. Markus Richter explains: “We all use a large number of digital offers every day that make our lives easier. Many consumers would like more guidance and assistance so that they can use digital services and devices safely. The aim of the Federal Ministry of the Interior is to enable people in all walks of life to participate in digitization. With the cyber primer, BSI and DsiN are creating an important orientation in educational work. ”“ We understand the cyber primer as a living work that addresses new demands in everyday digital life. In this way we create the orientation aid that is urgently required in order to develop digital consumer education on a uniform level, ”says DsiN Managing Director Dr. Michael Littger. State Secretary for Consumer Protection Prof. Dr. Christian Kastrop explains: “The cyber primer is an important instrument for digital consumer education. Our goal is that many people benefit from the content by using the information it contains for safe digital use in school, at work and in private life. ” Belong to business, civil society and administration. The Cyberfibel is now available as an online version and as a printed work ( The primer can be requested online using the order form. One printed copy can be obtained free of charge for each customer. Press contact: Federal Office for Information SecurityPostfach 20036353133 BonnTelephone: +49 228 99 9582-5777Telefax: +49 228 99 9582-5455E-Mail:


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