As the trend towards digitalization gathers pace, IT infrastructures are becoming smarter and more powerful but also more liable to malfunctions and failures. That is why the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has defined legal requirements to provide the optimum protection for infrastructures of vital public importance against attacks or interference. The KRITIS regulations require the operators of Critical Infrastructures to take appropriate sector-specific, state-of-the-art measures to safeguard their IT systems. These updated requirements regarding the protection of critical infrastructures have been in force as of 1st January 2022.
How future-proof is your data centre or server room?
Is your business affected by the Critical Infrastructure regulations? If it is, then it is advisable to examine your existing measures and perform a detailed analysis in order to identify and evaluate potential discrepancies between the current situation and the legal requirements.
Who are the operators of critical infrastructures (KRITIS)? The following sectors are affected: