History


1994 Foundation of the German association member of the European network ENCRESS (European Network of Clubs for Reliability and Safety of Software-Intensive Systems) at the Institute for Safety Technology (Garching) within the European Programme ESSI (European Systems and Software Initiative)
Goal to support information exchange among national and European communities in the area of "Reliability and Safety of Software-based Systems"
Target members all persons concerned by this topic, in particular developers, researchers, assessors and users, with industrial or academic background.
1994 - 97 co-ordination of the German community at the Institute for Safety Technology
1998 the German ENCRESS community becomes a Technical Group of GI in the Division "Technical Computer Science and Architecture of Computer Systems"
2002 foundation of GI Technical Division "Safety & Security - Protection and Reliability": the German ENCRESS community becomes member of both divisions "Technical Computer Science and Architecture of Computer systems") and "Safety and Security"