• Net2DG Project Net2DG - Leveraging Networked Data for the Digital Electricity Grid

    Net2DG - Leveraging Networked Data for the Digital Electricity Grid

    Net2DG (Leveraging Networked Data for the Digital Electricity Grid) is a joint effort by eight European partners to develop a proof-of-concept solution for leveraging measurement data from smart meters and smart inverters in low-voltage (LV) grids. The Net2DG solution correlates these data with information from existing DSO subsystems, in order to enable and develop novel LV grid observability applications for voltage quality, grid operation efficiency, and LV grid outage diagnosis.

  • QSIT – (Automotive) Software Testing at its Best

    QSIT IT-Quality Assurance

    If you are looking for a trusted third party for software testing, stop searching - QSIT IT-Quality Assurance may be the right partner for you

  • Hidenets Project

    HIDENETS Highly Dependable IP Based Networks and Services

    The aim of the HIDENETS project (Highly Dependable IP Based Networks and Services, click here for a summary) was to develop and analyze end-to-end resilience solutions for distributed applications and mobility-aware services in ubiquitous communication scenarios. Technical solutions have been developed for applications with critical dependability requirements in the context of selected use-cases of ad-hoc car-to-car communication with infrastructure service support.

  • Background Manfred Reitenspiess, CEO in4com

    Logo in4com (in4com.de)

    The paramount penetration and use of Internet technologies in our day to day life demands for adequate consideration of security, safety, and dependability requirements as well as social control. As the founder of in4com, Manfred Reitenspiess is focused on analyzing and promoting the secure application of information and communication technologies respecting digital civil rights. Over more than 35 years he worked on national and international level with market and opinion leaders from industry, standards, government, and science on the design, development, and deployment of security functions.

  • European Cyber Security Conference March 2016 (Summary)

    Cebit 2016 - Cyber Security Konferenz

    Conference Summary: GIC@CeBIT 2016
    European Cyber Security Conference at CeBIT 2016

    Organized by the Global Industry Club GIC, March 14, 2016, Hannover, Germany

    „Cyber Security is a societal debate“ or „The glass is always half full…“

    The multi-facets of cyber security became obvious during the first day of CeBIT 2016 in Hannover, Germany during the well attended European Cyber Security Conference, organized by the Global Industry Club. The participants could listen to five high-profile keynote presentations and contribute during four parallel workshops. A lively podium finalized the event. Gabriele Rittinghaus, the event initiator, was very satisfied with the results: “Being present on the first day of CeBIT with such an important topic is a huge opportunity and obligation at the same time.”

  • ISAS Events (International Service Availability Symposium)

    ISAS, the International Service Availability Symposium, was a sequence of 5 events bringing together researchers and practitioners to discuss the availability aspects in services. The term services is kept relatively vague on purpose. This helped the ISAS conference to address a wide set of service areas including maintenance, Web services, xaaS (software, applications, infrastructure As A Service) and other  service aspects around information (and communication) technologies.

  • ISAS 2008 Report

    ISAS 2008, the 5th in the series of ISAS Events (International Service Availability Symposium), was hosted by Prof. Takashi Nanya at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology (RCAST), University of Tokyo in May 2008. Close to 80 participants from industry and academia showed the importance of the conference, which celebrated its 5th anniversary.

  • Digital Civil Rights and Data Sovereignty in in4com Focus

    in4comstands for "Industrial Integration In Information and Communications" - the notion dates back to the turn of the century when 3G was widely introduced, UMTS blinked on the horizon, and a tremendous hype around communications and the integration with information technologies started off. As we know now, this was just the initial hype of many more which followed.  The need for an industrial approach to the use of IT and communications has never been bigger than today - we assume in 10 years from now this will still be true.

  • ENISA - European Network and Information Security Agency

    The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) is an EU agency created to advance the functioning of the internal market. ENISA is a centre of excellence for the European Member States and European institutions in network and information security, giving advice and recommendations and acting as a switchboard of information for good practices. Moreover, the agency facilitates contacts between the European institutions, the Member States and private business and industry actors.

  • IEEE Dependability

    Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Committee on Dependable Computing and Fault-Tolerance and IFIP Working Group 10.4 on Dependable Computing and Fault Tolerance, Dependability.org has been created as a central source on the Web for information on dependable systems technology. 

  • GI Security Division

    The Security - Protection and Reliability division (Fachbereich Sicherheit - Schutz und Zuverlässigkeit) of the German Computer Society (Gesellschaft für Informatik GI) acts as a forum for all specialists active on topics of security, safety, dependability (reliability, availability). Special interest groups (SIGs) support scientific work as well as the exchange of ideas between science and industry. The cross-over characteristic of security topics is reflected in the divisional organization providing the basis for cross-functional work-groups, conferences and other joint activities between the SIGs, but also with other divisions, industrial partners and society in general.

    Manfred was founding member of the division, which started in 2001, and was its elected speaker 2001 - 2006.

  • SAForum - Service Availability Forum

    The Service Availability Forum™ is a consortium of industry-leading communications and computing companies working together to develop and publish high availability and management software interface specifications.  The SA Forum then promotes and facilitates specification adoption by the industry.

    Manfred was elected president in 2004 and supported the Forum work in a number of roles (business model, use model, board member etc) over the years.

  • Amber Project

    The AMBER Project aimed to coordinate the study of resilience measuring and benchmarking in computer systems and components, fostering European research in order to address the big challenges on resilience assessment posed by current and forthcoming computer systems and computer-based infrastructures.

    Manfred was a member of the AMBER advisory board.

  • Fujitsu

    Manfred joined Fujitsu (then Fujitsu Siemens Computers) in 2000. Till 2014, when he founded in4com, he held a number of positions, mostly working on international level with global customer companies and peer units. His focus activities were
    - development, promotion and sales of high-availability middle-ware,
    - representing Fujitsu in standards gremia and EU research projects,
    - business development for international major accounts,
    - business development and sales of cloud based mobility solutions with a close eye on telematics applications.

  • in4com explained

    in4com (Industrial Integration In Information and COMmunications) is focusing on the industrialised approach to software development, deployment and operation. The expertise is based on a long track record of successfully implemented and deployed projects mostly on international level with participants from a number of countries. System level software for highly secure, highly available operating systems, telecommunications systems with highest availability requirements, mobility solutions using latest sensor and big data technology have been developed and deployed globally. Working with research institutes as well as international standards gremia contributed to the success.

    Here you will find (soon)

    • News and articles around in4com services, expertise, projects as well as ongoing work;
    • in4com backgrounder covering process consulting, mobility analysis and strategy, expertise, references, profile(s), cooperations, social media references (linkedin);
    • Ported material from the in4com.de site till 2015.
  • BSI- Federal Office for Information Security

    The Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) is the central IT security service provider for the German government. By its basic research within the area of IT security it takes responsibility for the security of our society, and is thus indispensable to the internal security of Germany.