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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?


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New projects
Document number Begin Title
ISO/IEC AWI TR 6890 2021-01-18 Towards creating an extension for patch management for ISO/IEC 15408 and ISO/IEC 18045 More  Comment 
ISO/IEC AWI 17825 2021-01-18 Information technology - Security techniques - Testing methods for the mitigation of non-invasive attack classes against cryptographic modules More  Comment 
ISO/IEC AWI 24759 2021-01-18 Information technology - Security techniques - Test requirements for cryptographic modules More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN ISO/IEC 27701 2021-01 Security techniques - Extension to ISO/IEC 27001 and ISO/IEC 27002 for privacy information management - Requirements and guidelines (ISO/IEC 27701:2019); German and English version prEN ISO/IEC 27701:2020 More  Read draft and comment
DIN 16598 2020-11 Syntax keyboard and Web compatible encoding of data elements in machine readable symbols applied with ASC Data Identifiers More  Comment draft

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New publications
Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN EN ISO/IEC 18045 2021-02 Standard Information technology - Security techniques - Methodology for IT security evaluation (ISO/IEC 18045:2008); German version EN ISO/IEC 18045:2020, only on CD-ROM More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN 66401 2021-02 Standard UIM - Unique Identification Mark - Application standard for very small items using matrix symbols More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17523 2021-01 VN Postal services - Packaging for boxable items - Characteristics for packaging of small and light weight items to be delivered into the consumer's letterbox; German version CEN/TS 17523:2020 More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
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DIN CEN/TS 14441 2021-02-28 Postal services - Mail aggregates - Creation, processing and tracking; German version CEN/TS 14441:2005 More  Comment 

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