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[Michelau, August 14th, 2018] The Federal Office for Information Security has published new versions of the Technical Guidelines for "Replacement Scanning" (RESISCAN) and the "Preservation of Evidence of Cryptographically Signed Documents" (TR-ESOR), developed with the support of ecsec, which provide the basis for efficient and secure digitalisation of business and public administration.

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[Michelau, August 10th 2018] The countdown to the start of the EU-wide recognition of electronic identification means (eID) is entering its hot phase. From September 29th 2018 on, in exactly 50 days, the German eID card (Personalausweis), which has been notified on level of assurance "high" last year, will be recognized electronically in all EU Member States. To facilitate the eID usage across Europe, SkIDentity now offers “eID.gratis!”.

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[Berlin, March 22nd 2018] Within the scope of today‘s “eIDAS Summit“, taking place at the German Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy, ecsec has presented an important innovation: From now on the German electronic Identity (eID) card, commonly known as “Personalausweis”, can not only be used for strong authentication and highly secure identification, but also for the generation of advanced electronic signa-tures in compliance with relevant European and international standards.

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[Michelau/Berlin, January 23rd 2018] After supporting various international identity documents in compliance with the eIDAS-Regulation in last autumn, the multiple awarded and certified SkIDentity Service (https://skidentity.com) now also provides support for so called FIDO (Fast IDentity Online) U2F (Universal Second Factor) tokens. This allows that „Cloud Identities“, which have been derived from an electronic identity document (eID) can now be protected by an additional cryptographic hardware token. Through SkIDentity the modern FIDO security technology can now not only be used for strong authentication, but also for trustworthy identities.

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[Michelau, 29.11.2017] Für die nachweisliche Erfüllung der vielfältigen Anforderungen der ab Mai 2018 in ganz Europa gültigen Datenschutz-Grundverordnung (DSGVO) werden geeignete Zertifizierungsverfahren benötigt. Gestützt auf langjährige, internationale Erfahrungen in den Bereichen Datenschutz, Sicherheit, Zertifizierung und Cloud Computing unterstützen ausgewählte Experten der ecsec GmbH das kürzlich gestartete AUDITOR-Projekt (www.auditor-cert.de) bei der Entwicklung eines für Cloud-Dienste geeigneten Verfahrens für die Europäische Datenschutz-Zertifizierung.

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