Rainer Knirsch

Rainer Knirsch

Corporate Blogger

Rainer started his career as a reporter; with block, pen and camera in the west and east of Germany. Today, Rainer speaks and writes about company networks as well as exciting projects regarding telecommunication and public authorities – for example health or cyber security.

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Get them out of the sky? Shotguns aren't the solution.

Drones – the word alone can elicit sharp responses: "I hate them, cut it out." Haven't all of us heard something similar from an acquaintance at some point?

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iPhone app with secrecy level

The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has for the first time permitted government agencies to make confidential phone calls via iPhone.

Single Sign-On


Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica and Vodafone agree to introduce Mobile Connect – a convenient, secure system for user login via mobile phone number

Today, Deutsche Telekom, Telefónica Deutschland and Vodafone Deutschland agreed to offer their customers the GSMA Mobile Connect service, via which users can access their online accounts conveniently and securely.

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Mobile Connect

Telekom, Telefónica and Vodafone launch password-free secure login procedure.

Dirk Backofen (left) with Christian Hentschel, President, Palo Alto Networks EMEA


Telekom Security brings the next security champion on board

Telekom Security will now work with Palo Alto Networks. The Group's security division and the global company together are planning joint offerings. The aim is to better protect companies from attacks on cloud, network and mobile phones. The global company...