IT Security

The SCC operates the IT security services listed in the table below. For secure working at KIT, please be sure to follow the recommendations in the collection of general information with practical tips on IT security and secure working in the home office, security guidance and guidelines for online and cloud services, among others, mandatory reporting of IT security incidents, end device encryption, and dealing with fraud messages.

General Information
Email security, virus protection and security incidents

The SCC offers centrally managed virus protection for end devices. Mail traffic is also checked for viruses. KIT employees can sign and encrypt their e-mails by means of a digital certificate. IT security incidents are handled by the KIT Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

Apply for and set up digital certificates
IT security

Use this procedure to report malicious messages and spam to the SCC. An email clearly identified as a malicious message can be moved to the Spam_KIT folder in your mailbox by participants in the malicious email and spam reporting process. KIT students and staff can participate in the reporting process.


Anti-Virus Protection for mail servers at KIT

Hilfe & Support

Handling of security incidents by KIT's Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT).

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

The WSUS service downloads updates from Microsoft servers and makes them available in the KIT's internal network.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

Virus protection at KIT

This IT service offers KIT employees centrally managed and up-to-date virus protection for notebooks, desktop PCs and servers.

IT-Arbeitsplatz & Mobile Geräte

Certification service based on X.509 certificates for users and servers with associated documentation.


Protection against unauthorized access to network segments inside the KIT (firewall).