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DIN Standards Committee Information Technology and selected IT Applications

About NIA

DIN's Standards Committee on Information Technology and Applications (NIA) develops standards in the IT sector, including selected IT applications. The objective of these standards is to

  • improve the performance and quality of IT systems,
  • increase the security of IT systems and data,
  • support the portability of application programs,
  • ensure the interoperability of IT products and systems
  • harmonize development environments,
  • design ergonomic user interfaces.

The applications which the NIA standardize are used in

  • office organization and office technology,
  • postal services,
  • banking,
  • electronic business,
  • data and information exchange

along administrative and logistic chains in the consumer goods industry.

How is NIA composed?


DIN e. V.

Volker Jacumeit

Am DIN-Platz
Burggrafenstraße 6
10787 Berlin

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/IEC NP 13888-1 2018-06-14 Information technology - Security techniques - Non-repudiation - Part 1: General More  Comment 
ISO/IEC CD 23643 2018-12-07 Software and systems engineering - Capabilities of software safety and security verification tools More  Comment 
ISO/IEC NP 38507 2018-11-28 Information technology - Governance of IT - Governance implications of the use of artificial intelligence by organizations More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN 66401 2018-10 UIM - Unique Identification Mark - Application standard for very small items using matrix symbols More  Read draft and comment

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN CEN/TS 16931-3-2; DIN SPEC 16578-3-2:2019-01 2019-01 VN Electronic invoicing - Part 3-2: Syntax binding for ISO/IEC 19845 (UBL 2.1) invoice and credit note; German version CEN/TS 16931-3-2:2017 + AC:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 16931-3-4; DIN SPEC 16578-3-4:2019-01 2019-01 VN Electronic invoicing - Part 3-4: Syntax binding for UN/EDIFACT INVOIC D16B; German version CEN/TS 16931-3-4:2017 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 16931-3-3; DIN SPEC 16578-3-3:2019-01 2019-01 VN Electronic invoicing - Part 3-3: Syntax binding for UN/CEFACT XML Industry Invoice D16B; German version CEN/TS 16931-3-3:2017 More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
ISO/IEC 20889 2018-11 Privacy enhancing data de-identification terminology and classification of techniques More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 29112 2018-11 Information technology - Office equipment - Test pages and methods for measuring monochrome printer resolution More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 29167-22 2018-11 Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Part 22: Crypto suite SPECK security services for air interface communications More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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