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TMCNet:  Giegerich & Partner Gets Involved in the Safer Internet Day Campaign by Providing Tips and Tricks for Internet Safety

[February 10, 2014]

Giegerich & Partner Gets Involved in the Safer Internet Day Campaign by Providing Tips and Tricks for Internet Safety

DREIEICH & FRANKFURT AM MAIN & BRAKEL, Germany --(Business Wire)--

On the occasion of the European Commission's annual "Safer Internet Day" on 11th February, the IT solution provider Giegerich & Partner is getting involved in the campaign by working to provide school pupils with a safer experience when using the Internet. Hans-Joachim Giegerich, a security expert and the CEO of Giegerich & Partner, and Christian Sch�lke from will therefore be giving a presentation on prevention as part of a special campaign day to be held at the "Geschwister-Scholl-Schule" school in the town of Brakel in the German Land of North Rhine-Westphalia. The aim of the presentation is to improve the media literacy of the pupils at the school and their educators, parents and guardians.

A "Live Hacking" Demonstration and Protection against Cyber Bullying, Trojans & Co.

Alongside practical tips concerning protection against unwanted snoopers, cyber bullying, mobile Trojans, drive-by downloads, wireless Internet traps, phishing mails and the risks involved in social networks, the experts will also use a "live hacking" demonstration to show how easy it is for scammers to 'break into' almost any smartphone or PC if adeqate safety precautions have not been taken.

A Special Offer for More Safety on Safer Internet Day

Users who place particular value on protecting their personal data can also achieve additional security for e-mails with the help of encryption. As a small incentive on the occasion of "Safer Internet Day", Giegerich & Partner is offering its e-mail encryption software, gpg4o, at a special price of just �9.99 until 14th February.

You can find out more about the promotions and campaigns being held by Giegerich & Partner as part of the "Safer Internet Day" at: More information on Giegerich & Partner's commitment to more IT safety and social commitment can be found at:

Company Information

Giegerich & Partner

The IT service provider Giegerich & Partner GmbH located in Dreieich, near Frankfurt am Main, specializes in the seamless and secure operation of networks and computer-controlled applications. In addition to consultation and conception, Giegerich & Partner also handles the development of IT projects as well as the operation of outsourced IT systems and solutions. Customer-specific, individual solutions and the "refinement" or customization of standard IT products to a company's needs are among the strengths of the IT specialist. Further information:

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