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"'Verdächtiges' Detail deutet auf Facebook-Hack hin"

October 5, 2021 | ntv
Facebook, Whatsapp, and Instagram services were down for hours and internal communication is collapsing. The company cites human error as the cause, but Sandro Gaycken, director at the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin, believes "suspicious" anomalies point to a hacker attack.

"Wenn Behörden von Cyberkriminellen erpresst werden"

September 17, 2021 | MDR Aktuell
Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin spoke about how the government and companies can protect themselves from cyberattacks.

„Das Problem ist, wenn Digitalisierung auf deutsche staatliche Ordnung trifft'“

August 6, 2021 | Börsen-Zeitung
Digitalization has arrived in all policy areas in the legislative period that is coming to an end, says Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin.

"Deutschland, deine Bürokratie"

June 28, 2021 | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, talks about administration in Germany and why the state often gets in its own way.

Privacy-friendly AI for the public sector: Xayn and the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin publish joint position paper

June 22, 2021 | ESMT Press
The Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin and Xayn highlight the potential of a decentralized new approach to implement and futureproof governmental AI strategies and elaborate on potential use cases in the health sector and law enforcement.

"Datenschutzfreundliche KI für den öffentlichen Sektor"

June 22, 2021 | Tagesspiegel Background
In government, the use of AI often fails because of the privacy dilemma. New decentralized, privacy-friendly technologies such as masked federated learning could change that, explain Martin Schallbruch, director at the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, and Michael Huth.

"US success in Colonial ransomware attack 'spectacular'"

June 8, 2021 | Deutsche Welle
The FBI has recouped almost all the Bitcoin ransom paid in connection with the cyberattack on Colonial Pipeline. Isabel Skierka from ESMT Berlin told DW this was a sign US law enforcement can get online criminals even abroad.

"JBS computer hack 'quite serious disruption'"

June 2, 2021 | Deutsche Welle
The world's largest meat processing company has resumed most production after a weekend cyberattack. Isabel Skierka, program leader for technology policy and a researcher with the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, thinks the vulnerabilities exposed by this attack and others are far from resolved.

"German Federal Criminal Police Office and Digital Society Institute host cybercrime conference at ESMT Berlin"

May 10, 2021 | ESMT Press
From May 10-11, 2021, the Cybercrime Conference C³ will take place at ESMT Berlin, organized by the German Federal Criminal Police Office together with ESMT’s Digital Society Institute (DSI) under the umbrella “European Strategies against a Global Challenge.”

"Festnahme in Berlin – Cyberwar-Experte zu G7-Treffen"

May 4, 2021 | radioeins wach & wichtig
Sandro Gaycken, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin, assesses the efforts of the G7 countries in the fight against disinformation on the Net.

"5G-Netz: Koalition schärft Prüfverfahren für Huawei nach"

April 16, 2021 | Handelsblatt
CDU/CSU and SPD have now agreed on a procedure for determining whether Huawei will be allowed to help build the new mobile networks. Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, says that no complicated votes are required makes the process much simpler.

"Kommission übergibt Gutachten „Niedersachsen 2030 – Potenziale und Perspektiven“ an die Landesregierung"

March 25, 2021 | Niedersächsische Staatskanzlei
The scientists, including Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, agreed to develop recommendations for action for the state government at the initiative of the prime minister.

"5 Lessons For Leaders Surviving A Cyberattack"

February 23, 2021 | Forbes
Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, shares 5 lessons to help leaders successfully manage a serious and complex cyberattack.

"Naval War College Hosts First ‘Entre Nous’ Cyber Strategy and Stability Workshop Series"

January 25, 2021 | U.S. Naval War College
The Digital Society Institute of ESMT Berlin participated as cohosts in the first annual Cyber Strategic Dialogue Series' workshop by The Naval War College’s Grace Hopper Chair of Cyber Security and the Leidos Chair of Future Warfare Studies.

"Europa stutzt die Datenmacht der Digitalkonzerne"

January 22, 2021 | Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute at ESMT Berlin, comments on two new draft laws with which the EU Commission wants to ensure more competition on digital platforms.