The TeleTrusT Quality Seal "IT Security made in Germany" has originally been established in 2005 by the German Federal Ministries of the Interior and of Economic Affairs and Technology and is since then awarded to companies which products and services meet specific quality requirements. Besides the provision of trustworthy IT-security solutions the strict fulfillment of the requirements of the applicable German privacy regulations is an important requirement for receiving the TeleTrusT Quality Seal.
„German IT-security providers are global leaders with respect to the creation of products, which fulfill highest standards regarding trust and information security“, said Brigitte Zypries, Member of the German Parliament and Parliamentary State Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy.
„Due to the observance of recent results of science and technology and current and future international standards, we have always been able to offer excellent advice and outstanding solutions, like ‚SkIDentity‘ or most recently the ‚BürgerCloud‘“, said Dr.Detlef Hühnlein, CEO of ecsec GmbH. „We are glad that this high quality standard is now also expressed by the TeleTrusT Quality Seal ‚IT Security made in Germany‘.“
About ecsec GmbH
ecsec GmbH is a specialised provider of innovative solutions in the areas of IT security, smart card technology, identity management and electronic signatures. Based on the long lasting experiences gathered in various smart card projects with international reach ecsec belongs to the leading providers in this area and supports well-known customers during the conception and realisation of tailor-made solutions.
The SkIDentity project is performed by an interdisciplinary team, which is coordinated by ecsec GmbH and comprises experts from ENX Association, Fraunhofer institutes for industrial engineering (IAO) and computer graphics (IGD), OpenLimit SignCubes GmbH, Ruhr University of Bochum, University of Passau, Urospace GmbH and Versicherungswirtschaftlicher Datendienst GmbH. In addition the SkIDentity team is supported by major associations and federations such as the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (Bundesverband Informationswirtschaft, Telekommunikation und neue Medien e.V., BITKOM), the German EuroCloud association (EuroCloud Deutschland_eco e.V.), the ProSTEP iViP association and TeleTrusT – IT Security Association Germany and well known enterprises such as DATEV eG, easy Login GmbH, media transfer AG, noris network AG, SAP AG and SiXFORM GmbH.
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Dr. Detlef Hühnlein
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