Persons in charge

IT Security Officer

Frank Becker
(University Computer and Media Center)
Kommunikations- und Informationszentrum (KIZ)

Data protection officers

Ute Winter
Data Protection Officer
(University of Erfurt)
Kommunikations- und Informationszentrum (KIZ) / Room 1.21

Arbeitsgruppe Datenschutz und Informationssicherheit (AG-DIS) (Working Group on Data Privacy and Information Security)

Due to the IT security incident at the University of Gießen in December 2019, the data protection and information security working group was founded at the University of Erfurt. The working group is composed of the information security officer, the data privacy officer, the IT security officer or head of the URMZ, the head of research data management, representatives from the departments D1 and D2 and the legal department.


Tasks and objectives:

  • Awareness raising through staff training, flyers, data protection day, etc.
  • regulated risk management (reporting channels, workflows, response team)
  • Documentation of the security strategy and measures
  • Continuous improvement process

Recommendation of the HRK: Information security as a strategic task of university management