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Zertificon – IT security from Berlin: a decade of success

Berlin, 25. November 2014

On its 10th anniversary, IT-Security specialist Zertificon looks back on a successful decade. Since it was founded, the company has seen steady growth.

Throughout the years, the core product has remained a central gateway for the encryption and signing of mails in corporate environments. Z1 SecureMail Gateway was developed in 2001 by the company’s predecessor which was run by the Zertificon’s founder Dr. Burkhard Wiegel. The gateway was awarded “Best Product” in 2002 at the Internet World in Berlin.

Over the years, as the leading manufacturer of email security products for the corporate environment, Zertificon has expanded its portfolio to include Z1 CertServer and Z1 SecureHub which provide simple management of X.509 certificates and OpenPGP keys as well as secure transfer of large files. The latest development Z1 SecureMail End2End provides companies for the first time with an everyday economical end-to-end encryption solution which can also be used with tablets and smart phones.

Currently, 50 employees in development, support and sales contribute to the company’s success at Zertificon’s Berlin offices located in the “Focus Teleport” IT park. The constantly increasing client base includes renowned national and international companies from all industry sectors and includes small businesses such as lawyers and tax advisers.

Zertificon is member of Germany’s federal counsel for IT security “TeleTrusT” and has been awarded the quality seal “IT Security made in Germany”. The company is engaged in both national campaigns for IT security such as the alliance for cyber-security as well as in regional initiatives such as log in. Berlin.


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