Recently, the German Federal Ministry of the Interior introduced a draft bill for the planned IT Security Act 2.0 (IT-SiG 2.0), which amends the Act on the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSIG) (the draft referenced as BSIG-E). With this draft, the ministry is pursuing the goal of effectively averting threats to cyber and information security for the state, the economy and society, but also for citizens. To this end, the competences of the Federal Ministry for Information Security (BSI) are to be extended considerably. In addition, new consumer protection regulations and adaptions of German regulations are planned in the Criminal Code (StGB), the Code of Criminal Procedure (StPO), the Telecommunications Act (TKG), the Telemedia Act (TMG) and other legislation.
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