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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 20009-3 2019-06-14 Information technology - Security techniques - Anonymous entity authentication - Part 3: Mechanisms based on blind signatures concepts More  Comment 
ISO/IEC NP 17363 2019-06-13 Supply chain applications of RFID - Freight containers More  Comment 
ISO/IEC NP 17364 2019-06-13 Supply chain applications of RFID - Returnable transport items (RTIs) and returnable packaging items (RPIs) More  Comment 

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Current Draft Standards
Document number Edition Title
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 CEN/TS 419221-6; DIN SPEC 16572-6:2019-08 2019-08 VN Conditions for use of EN 419221-5 as a qualified electronic signature or seal creation device; English version CEN/TS 419221-6:2019 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
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


New standards
Document number Edition Title
DIN EN 17054 2019-08 Biometrics multilingual vocabulary based upon the English version of ISO/IEC 2382-37:2012; Trilingual version EN 17054:2018 More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 2382-36 2019-06 Information technology - Vocabulary - Part 36: Learning, education and training More  Order from Beuth Verlag
ISO/IEC 9798-2 2019-06 IT Security techniques - Entity authentication - Part 2: Mechanisms using authenticated encryption More  Order from Beuth Verlag

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Documents withdrawn without replacement
Document number Deadline for comments Title
DIN 66277 2019-08-31 Information technology - Automatic identifcation and data capture techniques - Electronic identification plate More  Comment 

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