Deutschland-Fahne neben dem BfV-Gebäude in Köln und in Berlin zur Illustration der Rubrik „Stellenangebote“, Keyvisual Stellenausschreibungen

Fields of Work

  • Right-wing extremism

    Rechtsextremistische Fahnen auf einer Demonstration zur Illustration des Arbeitsfeldes „Rechtsextremismus“

    In terms of ideology, right-wing extremism in Germany is not a homogeneous movement but appears in various forms incorporating nationalist, racist and anti-Semitic ideology elements to different degrees and pursuing correspondingly different objectives. Further information

  • Left-wing extremism

    Teaserbild mit Ausschnitt aus dem Banner „Flächenbrand für Deutschland“ zur Illustration des Arbeitsfeld „Linksextremismus“

    Left-wing extremists adapt their political activities to revolutionary Marxist or anarchist ideas, and they endeavour to replace the existing political and social order with a socialist or communist system or an anarchist society "free of rule". To this end, they participate in social protests, and they attempt to instrumentalise them for their purposes. Further information

  • Extremism of foreigners (excluding Islamism)

    Foto einer Demonstration zum kurdischen Frühjahrsfest Newroz zur Illustration des Arbeitsfelds „Ausländerextremismus“

    Most of the extremist groupings of foreigners have emerged from political, social or ethnic conflicts in their respective countries of origin. In the framework of these conflicts, the groupings endeavour to bring about a change there in line with their own objectives. Further information

  • Islamism and Islamist terrorism

    Schwarzen Banner zur Illustration des Arbeitsfelds „Islamismus“, Teaserbild Islamismus

    Islamism in Germany is no uniform phenomenon. One characteristic feature common to all of its forms is the abuse of the Islam religion for the Islamists' political objectives and purposes. Further information

  • Counter-espionage and counter-proliferation

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  • Personnel/physical security and counter-sabotage

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  • Economic security

    This field of counter-espionage is intended to protect German businesses against state-controlled spying activities, the ensuing competitive disadvantages, sabotage and attacks by political extremists. Further information

  • Cyber Attacks

    The term 'cyber attack' refers to targeted measures using information technology (IT) and directed against this very infrastructure. The purpose of these attacks is either to collect information or to damage or sabotage the IT system that is attacked.
    Society is increasingly interconnected via IT... Further information

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Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Anti-terrorist Hotline: +49(0)221/ 792-3366

Publications

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2017 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: Juli 2018
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How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

How can I identify extremists and members of foreign secret services within my environment? - Important information for refugees in Germany

DOI: März 2018
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2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

2016 Annual Report on the Protection of the Constitution (Facts and Trends)

DOI: Juli 2017
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Our topics – Facts to know

Our topics – Facts to know

DOI: Januar 2017
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Industry 4.0 – Challenges of a new technology

Industry 4.0 – Challenges of a new technology

DOI: Januar 2017
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Social media – Risks posed by social networks

Social media – Risks posed by social networks

DOI: März 2016
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