IT-Security

IT security covers two major areas:

 

Reliability

The topic of functional reliability is that a system behaves as expected.

Information security

Information security itself refers to the protection of the technical processing of information.

For this one counts, for example:

  • the encrypted communication with a website (https).
  • encryption of sensitive data (e.g., backup, documents)
  • virtual private networks (VPN)
  • encrypted communication between locations