In a press release, the Federal Ministry of the Interior (FMI) announced that the Central Location for Information Technology in the Security Sector (Zentrale Stelle für Informationstechnik im Sicherheitsbereich) (ZITiS) is being set up in Munich as a new body under FMI. The goal of ZITiS is to help with the struggle against terrorism, cybercrime and cyber espionage. ZITiS is designed to be a body for research, development and consultation, particularly in areas such as cryptanalysis, Big Data or digital forensics but it shall not have powers of intervention. The current plan is for ZITiS to grow in size over the next five years, employing 400 people by 2022.