Let's talk: Better protection for whistleblowers

The Whistleblower Protection Act provides for comprehensive measures to protect whistleblowers in companies and public authorities. But how can they prepare themselves and their employees for the requirements of the new law?

Cyber Security

Dial F for Fraud

Vishing causes serious damage every year. Attackers manipulate their victims on the phone in order to obtain sensitive information. A few basic tips can help to detect and successfully ward off such attacks.


EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation: Sustainability in the financial industry

The EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation, which recently came into effect, is intended to support the achievement of sustainability goals and imposes comprehensive disclosure obligations on financial market participants and financial advisors. But what does this mean in practice?

Other Articles

Cyber Security

Old scam - new story: Covid-19 and phishing

While most industries are groaning under the pandemic, the business with fake websites, emails and short messages is flourishing. Phishing attacks are booming at the moment – no wonder, as the rapid shift to the digital world, but also the continuing uncertainty of many users, often makes such attacks an easy game.

Information Security

"Information security is a matter for the boss"

In many companies, the interest of the workforce in safety training courses has noticeably declined - these are regularly not attractive. However, mybreev and ESG Elektroniksystem- und Logistik-GmbH have now emphatically proven that such training need be neither lengthy nor boring and have been awarded the eLearning Journal Award 2021 for their efforts.

Health & Safety

Occupational Health & Safety: Building trust through proactive management

To prevent the further spread of Covid-19, occupational health and safety requirements are high. But although the ramp-up of vaccination campaigns is beginning to shine a light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, proactive management and open corporate communications remain critical to success in overcoming the crisis.

Mental Stress at Work

When the psyche suffers: Mental health in times of the pandemic

Fear for one's own health or job, increased stress due to home office and home schooling, loneliness due to ongoing contact - the Corona crisis is now entering its second year, and with it, continuous mental stress. The effects on mental health have long been felt and make it clear: To effectively counter mental health problems, everyone is called upon - including employers.

Information Security

Vom Holzpferd zum Deepfake: Mitarbeitende warnen und für Manipulation sensibilisieren

Social Engineering - nach wie vor ein Risiko für Unternehmen und seine Informationen. Das Verständnis und die Awareness der Mitarbeitenden zum Thema kann in vielen Fällen wegweisend sein; kommt der Angreifer mit seiner Manipulation durch oder lässt ihn der Mitarbeitende informations- und erfolglos im Regen stehen?


E-Learning - Topic Focus for Companies 2021

The corona crisis has been affecting our daily lives for months now - and its effects will continue to be felt for a long time to come. For companies, however, it offers the opportunity to process important issues digitally and make them available to all employees - whether in the home office or on site. Let's check the Security Island E-Learning Topic Trends 2021.

Information Security

Information Security: Meeting the new banking supervisory requirements

With the review of the Supervisory Requirements for IT in Financial Institutions (BAIT), the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) has put central aspects of information security to the test. But how can the companies concerned ensure compliance with these requirements?

Sustainability in the Company

Corporate Social Responsibility: About self-image and Greenwashing

The sense of responsibility for sustainable management has increased considerably in recent years. In order to fulfil its social duty, but also to meet the expectations of employees, customers and business partners, CSR must become part of your company’s strategy.

Information Security

CEO Fraud - What would Eisenhower say to that?

Important and urgent tasks should be dealt with immediately – but not if it is a scam. CEO fraud is on the rise and represents a serious threat to companies – even in times of Covid-19.

Travel Security

Business travel in times of Covid-19 – an unpredictable risk?

The corona pandemic is without doubt a break in business travel management. Companies around the world have stopped or at least drastically reduced all business travel. But how has the pandemic changed the way employees travel?


Business Ethics: The transfer into practice is what really counts

How can ethical dilemmas be solved? – Morals and ethics play a major role in our society, also in professional life. Professional training supports the transfer from theory to praxis.


Security Island is awarded with the Comenius EduMedia Award 2020

Security Island was awarded this year in two categories with the Comenius -EduMedia Award 2020 by the Society for Pedagogy, Information and Media (GPI). The Comenius Award will be presented for the 25th time in 2020 and aims to promote outstanding digital educational media and teaching and learning management systems.