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Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik - this page is a stub

Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, abbreviated BSI, is the German Federal Office for Information Security, in charge of managing computer and communication security of the German Government, located in Bonn (Germany) [1]. It was established in 1991, as successor to Zentralstelle für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik (ZSI), which was in turn the successor to the Zentralstelle für das Chiffrierwesen (ZfCh), the German cryptographic authority that resorted under Department IV of the german intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND).

The BSI is responsible for security of computer applications, critical infrastructure protection, internet security, cryptography, counter eavesdropping, certification of security products and the accreditation of test laboratories [1].

  1. Wikipedia, Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik
    Retrieved December 2019.  English version
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