24.04.2018 – 25.04.2018
INVITATION TO THE MEETING
EICAR TRUSTWORTHINESS STRATEGY- MEETING
Dear EICAR members and friends,
The continuous evolution in technology creating an ever-changing environment with new challenges
in social behaviour and legal sensitivities requires a constant review and adaption of the standard.
Regardless of these challenges, the original fundamental requirement to enhance trust in IT Security
products remains unaffected. EICAR has slightly changed its approach in the overall strategy to put
more emphasis on finding further strategic partners to join in and help actively to keep the EICAR
Minimum Standard matching new developments and challenges and we are proud to announce that
we could already welcome new corporate members from the AV industry and the IT Security market
as corporate members and strategic partners in our „Trustworthiness Strategy“.
We are also proud to report that with AV Comparatives in Austria and Vezprog in Hungary we have
certified two AV testers as „Trusted EICAR Test-lab“ and welcomed them as strategic partners.
We can further report that the research initiated by EICAR at the Technical University Mannheim
in Germany in the „Accountability and Trustworthiness using the EICAR Minimum Standard“ has
progressed and first results are available.
BSI JOINED AS STRATEGIC PARTNER
It is particularly notably remarkable, that the German „Federal Office for Information Security“ (BSI)
has recently joined us as strategic partner and will actively support our endeavour to enhance trust in
IT Security products. It is even more noteworthy that this new strategic alliance will reach into the Data-
Protection (Privacy) and Consumer Protection Sectors of the German Government and we are looking
forward to their contributions in the furthering of the current standard.
To bring members, strategic partners and interested parties up to date and to discuss the way ahead
into the near future, EICAR invites you to our WS:
EICAR Trustworthiness Strategy – progressing 2018
When? 25th and 26th April 2018
Where? G-Data, Königsallee 178, 47799 Bochum
Please find attached the current draft agenda and registration form.
Your application is needed till april, 13th 2018 at the latest. We are looking forward
to welcome you as active contributor at our workshop.
With kind regards
EICAR Chairman of the Board
Phone: +49 8194 998499
Fax +49 8194 998501
which is in walking distance from venue.
Attention: room contingent ends march 27th 2018
ORIGINAL INVITATION FROM THE CHAIRMAN
G-Data, Königsallee 178, 47799 Bochum