risk management

“Information Security rules!” – #WIR im Department: 5 Fragen an Markus Schiemer

wir_markus_schiemerIm Rahmen des Universitätslehrgangs Professional MSc Management und IT am Department für E-Governance in Wirtschaft und Verwaltung, werden unterschiedliche Fachvertiefungen angeboten.

Welche Fachvertiefungen kann man studieren? Welche Inhalte werden gelehrt? Welche ExpertInnen teilen ihr Wissen mit Studierenden? Was sind derzeitige Themen, Trends und Herausforderungen? Wohin geht die Reise während und nach dem Studium?

#WIR am Department freuen uns, in regelmässigen Abständen Lehrende vorzustellen, die uns diese Fragen beantworten. Heute starten wir mit der Fachvertiefung Information Security Management und bedanken uns bei Markus Schiemer für den Einblick in diesen Bereich!

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FOCUS Winterschool

On 12 and 13 March 2012 the FOCUS Winter School took place at the University of Naural Resources and Life Sciences (and the Hotel Sacher on the 2nd Day). FOCUS is dedicated to security research, in particular future scenario planning in an EU context. Risks, disasters, threats and the underlying human factors were addressed and assessed from both a local and global perspective.

Opening

Wolfgang Kromp addressed several risks and enemies in his opening talk. Nature has always been a major threat for society, one that asks for human’s creativity. Alexander Siedschlag emphasised the importance of scenario foresight (there will be sessions and reporting on foresight in the afternoon, as well as on ethics.) The opening was followed by an introduction by participants – with backgrounds ranging from the military over security research to risk engineering. (more…)