CDU politician Röttgen is mobilizing against the planned security check, saying the federal government is being given too much discretionary power. Experts, including Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT Berlin, consider the draft unconstitutional.
The so-called "IT Security Act 2.0" is the subject of a hearing of the Committee on the Interior and Homeland Affairs on March 1. Martin Schallbruch, director of the Digital Society Institute (DSI) at ESMT, will be present as an expert.
ESMT Berlin’s Digital Society Institute, in collaboration with Ernst & Young (EY) and Nimbus Technologieberatung, will take over the accompanying research for the technology Showcase Programme “Secure Digital Identities” of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.