Zertificon as a renowned manufacturer of IT security solutions for email encryption, secure large file transfer and PKI certificate management is a member of a range of IT security associations. Zertificon is also a bearer of the “IT Security made in Germany” quality seal.
TeleTrusT – IT Security Association Germany
TeleTrusT is a widespread competence network for IT security comprising members from industry, administration, research as well as national and international partner organizations with similar objectives. TeleTrusT provides interdisciplinary fora for IT security experts and facilitates information exchange between vendors, users and authorities. TeleTrusT comments on technical, political and legal issues related to IT security and is organizer of events and conferences. TeleTrusT is a non-profit association, whose objective is to promote information security professionalism, raising awareness and best practices in all domains of information security. TeleTrusT is carrier of the “European Bridge CA” (provision of public key certificates for secure e-mail communication), the quality seal “IT Security made in Germany” and runs the IT expert certification program “TeleTrusT Information Security Professional (T.I.S.P.)”. TeleTrusT is member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). The association is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
TeleTrusT Initiative “IT Security made in Germany”
The TeleTrusT Working Group “ITSMIG” aims to present IT security products, solutions and services “made in Germany” at national and international level towards industry partners, politics, authorities, organizations and science, by emphasizing particular trustworthiness laid down in criteria that are basis for granting the quality seal.
The bearer of the TeleTrusT quality seal “IT Security made in Germany”:
Shall be headquartered in Germany.
Shall offer trustworthy IT security solutions.
Shall not offer solutions that contain hidden backdoors for third parties.
Shall have its IT security research and development established in Germany.
Shall be compliant with German data protection law.
BITKOM – IT Security Association Germany
Bitkom is Germany’s digital association. Founded in 1999 as a merger of individual industry associations in Berlin, Bikom represents more than 2,400 companies in the digital economy, among them 1,000 SMEs, 300 start-ups and almost all global players. These companies offer a range of software and IT, telecommunications and Internet services, manufacture hardware and consumer electronics, operate in the digital media and Internet industries and otherwise play a role in the digital economy. Bitkom mainly advocates for innovative economic policies, the modernisation of the educational system and future-oriented network policies.
Secure Identity Berlin-Brandenburg e.V.
Verein Sichere Identität Berlin-Brandenburg e.V. (Secure Identity Berlin-Brandenburg Association) is a central regional network of and for companies, universities and research institutes in the capital city region working on issues related to Secure ID. The association’s mission is to create greater awareness for Secure ID in the world of politics, administration, business, media and society and to highlight the services provided by its members in this field. Through its initiatives, the association is working to improve the regional boundary conditions for innovations to safeguard identities. The association also provides access to bundled expertise and consultancy services by its members and offers industry-specific information. 24 members based in Berlin are currently represented by the association.
Alliance for Cyber Security
The Alliance for Cyber Security is an initiative of the Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) founded in cooperation with the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM). As an association of all major players in the field of cyber security in Germany, the mission of the Alliance is to increase cyber security in Germany and strengthen Germany s resistance to cyber-attacks. To do so, the Alliance for Cyber Security is building up a comprehensive knowledge base and supporting exchange of information and experience.
Xinnovations e.V. is an association of enterprises and institutions, dealing with web based economy and communication processes. The association emanates from xmlcity:berlin e. V. founded in 2008. Its aim is to establish a nationwide competence center of web based information technology and applications. Sustainable networking with members from economy, science, politics and administration backgrounds should initiate new alliances for technological innovations and also the use of research funded results across all networks.
log in. Berlin
“redefine the possible. log in. berlin.”: Making more and more things possible while overcoming old limitations is what Berlin is about and what it strives to achieve as an IT region. The marketing offensive “log in. berlin” aims at increasing the awareness of Berlin’s ICT economy throughout the world. The campaign for the IT location Berlin is supported by the Berlin state initiative Project Future and Berlin Partner together with other organizations and networks. Zertificon is multiplier of “log in. berlin.”