Man is the biggest problem for the computer

The biggest risk to a company’s IT security is people, I learned. It is people who download dangerous malware onto their computers because they answer e-mails promising bargains. Or they …

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How companies can implement health and safety standards

Berlin In order to enable the slow recovery of the economy despite the still high risk of infection, the Federal Cabinet passed Covid 19 occupational safety standards on Thursday. “We …

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Short-time work allowance should be possible for public services

Public service A total of around two million people work in the public service of the municipalities. (Photo: dpa) In the corona crisis, short-time work should also be possible in …

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The vast majority support work in the home office

Berlin Many employees in Germany are open to the possibility of mobile work in the home office. This is the result of a representative survey of around 2,500 employees from …

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Employers want to make final changes to their basic pension

Hubertus Heil The labor minister prevailed with a concept that drew the circle of beneficiaries further than the Union originally wanted. (Photo: dpa) Berlin The resistance of the employers to …

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Why big data is in a dilemma

Frankfurt At a conference for actuaries, Deloitte consultants said they could use consumers’ shopping histories to assess their health status as well as a traditional medical exam. Using this example, …

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Sharp criticism of Heils EU posting directive

Berlin “The same wages for the same work – for everyone in Europe: preventing wage dumping” – that was how Minister of Labor Hubertus Heil (SPD) overwritten his key points …

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Ex-developer of Google robot cars fined

Anthony Levandowski Uber, the agent in Uber’s self-driving car program, is said to have stolen Google’s business secrets. (Photo: AP) San Francisco One of the leading experts in the development …

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