2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

How to Make Your Smartphone Tap-Proof?

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This session will show how to use smartphones spy proof. As a former member of the German Parliament I was a target of espionage. To protect my communication in states like Afghanistan, Russia, China or any other country that taps communication (like the US), it's helpful to know how to secure internet and voice communication. I will explain how to send e-mails, which no one except the intended recipient is able to read. The question, how to make encrypted phone calls, will be answered. Also chat systems can be used safely. Finally, in order to perfect your privacy, I will show you how to camouflage yourself and your phone.


Jimmy Schulz

Member of Parliament

Deutscher Bundestag

Jimmy, born in 1968 in Freiburg, Germany was raised in Ottobrunn, Landkreis München. Since January 2000 he lives in Riemerling/Hohenbrunn. After finishing his secondary education at the Ottobrunner Gymnasium, he studied political science at the University of Texas at Austin and in Munich, Germany.

His passion for IT started at school, during which he worked at various IT-companies and later in 1995 founded CyberSolutions GmbH, which entered the stock market in 2000. He is currently CEO of CyberSolutions Ltd., which has its company seat in Riemerling/Hohenbrunn

Since 2000 Jimmy is a member of the liberal Free Democratic Party (FDP) and actively fights for civil liberties and internet freedom. In 2009 he was elected a member of the German Parliament. He is a full member of the interior committee and spokeperson for the FDP in the Subcommittee "New Media" and Enquiry Committee "Internet and digital society". November 2012 he was elected district chairman of the FDP Oberbayern.

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