IT Security Awareness

Security Awareness Campaign of the TMWWDG

As part of the »Security Awareness Campaign« of the Federal State of Thuringia, the Information Security Officer of the TMWWDG (THURINGIAN MINISTRY OF ECONOMY, SCIENCE AND DIGITAL SOCIETY) provides flyers in PDF format on various information security topics for raising awareness among IT users. (Although the flyers are primarily aimed at state employees, their statements are likely to be relevant to all IT users).

Should individual recommendations deviate from the specifications at Bauhaus-Universität, the latter shall prevail.

Social Engineering

Recognizing and preventing social engineering - How we are deceived by manipulative attackers and what to do about it


Invisible companions - Why you need to care about the metadata of your documents and how to do it best 
Flyer as PDF


Cloud – Dangers of commercial storage services - How to securely provision and share business data

Phone and video conferencing

Administrative actions live in picture and sound - Secure telephone calls and video conferences

Office workstation

The key position of employees - why and in what way you need to protect your workplace from data thieves and manipulation.

Mobile working

Mobile working - What to look out for when working on the move

Mobile data storage (NEW)

Safe on the move - The right way to handle mobile data storage devices

Flyer as PDF


Secure password management - what staff should do and avoid to protect their access codes

Flyer as PDF


Communication by e-mail - How to avoid risks in electronic communication

Flyer as PDF

Social Media

Security on Facebook and Co. - tips and tricks on how to prevent identity theft, fraud and data leaks

Flyer as PDF