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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.

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New projects
Document number Begin Title
DIN SPEC 16591 2019-04-18 PIN procedure for the credit services sector More  Comment 
ISO/IEC DIS 15444-1 2019-04-17 Information technology - JPEG 2000 image coding system: Core coding system More  Comment 
ISO/IEC DIS 24800-2 2019-04-17 Information technology - JPSearch - Part 2: Registration, identification and management of schema and ontology More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 16234-1 2019-05 e-Competence Framework (e-CF) - A common European Framework for ICT Professionals in all industry sectors - Part 1: Framework; German and English version prEN 16234-1:2019 More  Read draft and comment
DIN EN 13850 2019-05 Postal services - Quality of services - Measurement of the transit time of end-to-end services for single piece priority mail and first class mail; German and English version prEN 13850:2019 More  Read draft and comment
DIN 5008 2019-04 Rules for writing and layout of word and information processing More  Read draft and comment

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Document number Edition Procedure Title
DIN SPEC 27072 2019-05 VN Information Technology - IoT capable devices - Minimum requirements for Information security More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17262; DIN SPEC 16581:2019-03 2019-03 VN Personal identification - Robustness against biometric presentation attacks - Application to European Automated Border Control; English version CEN/TS 17262:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN CEN/TS 17261; DIN SPEC 16580:2019-03 2019-03 VN Biometric authentication for critical infrastructure access control - Requirements and Evaluation; English version CEN/TS 17261:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag


New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17071 2019-05 Information technology - Automatic identification and data capture techniques - Electronic identification plate; German version EN 17071:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
DIN EN 419241-2 2019-05 Trustworthy Systems Supporting Server Signing - Part 2: Protection profile for QSCD for Server Signing; German version EN 419241-2:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 19788-7 2019-04 Information technology - Learning, education and training - Metadata for learning resources - Part 7: Bindings More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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