Bavarian IT Security and Safety Cluster

About Bavarian IT Security and Safety Cluster

The Bavarian IT Security Cluster is an affiliation of IT companies, institutes of technology, businesses which themselves use security technology, universities of applied science, institutes of further education and law firms.

What are the main Objectives of the Cluster?

  • To initiate and promote collaborations, particularly between the scientific and economic community
  • To further the development of IT security research and training
  • To provide information about security risks and their technical and organizational solutions
  • To present the Cluster’s members and their security expertise
  • To launch and mentor company start-ups

What are the benefits that the Cluster is bringing to its members?

  • Support company collaborations
  • Professional development
  • Visibility on various events and shows
  • Public relations
  • Support in the evaluation and recruitment of staff
  • Exclusive working groups for Information security Managers and Data Protection Officers

Why have we joined Cyberwatching?

Cybersecurity is a task, which has to be discussed in an international context. It’s our goal to bring together players in the field of cybersecurity nationally and internationally. We also believe, that cybersecurity is a topic for everyone, which means, that it must be discussed in society and politics. We know that we share these goals with and so we’re happy to be a part of this initiative.

Sandra Wiesbeck
Sandra Wiesbeck

Sandra Wiesbeck

Sandra Wiesbeck has been the CEO of the Bavarian IT Security Cluster e.V. since 2013, whose task is to promote IT security, IT safety and data protection through events and the networking of science and industry.
She is also the manager of the cluster, a role she has held since 2007. From 2008-2011 she was also Project Leader in the Research Framework Project FP7 of the European Commission.
Until her move to the Bavarian IT security cluster e.V., Sandra Wiesbeck worked for several years as an IT consultant in the energy sector and as a controller in the software sector.
Sandra Wiesbeck has completed an apprenticeship as a wholesale and foreign trade clerk. Afterwards she studied at the university of applied sciences in Regensburg and has a degree in business administration - specializing in organization and business informatics.



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