What is the German IT baseline protection (IT-Grundschutz)?

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The German IT-Grundschutz forms the basis for IT security in Germany and is internationally recognised. This is a collection of recommendations that help IT systems to be protected against security threats. In this blog article, I would like to take a closer look at the origin, international acceptance and structure of the German IT-Grundschutz.