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PKI trust makes Europe safe cross-organizational communication Berlin, 08.07.2013 the Cassidian cybersecurity GmbH is the European Bridge CA (ECWM) by TeleTrusT Federal IT security association at. The ECWM allows secure and authentic communication between the involved companies, institutions and public administrations. The public-key infrastructures (PKIen) the individual organizations are linked via the common trust anchor. Thus, different business processes such as secure E-Mail, secure logon and secure can be used across the Organization are oath. The ECWM addressed two key issues of secure communication across organizational and PKI-: solves the problem of distribution, user certificates through the provision of a central directory service and the problem of technical trust by providing certificate trust lists, (Certificate trust lists CTLs). Common policies that allow participants to mutual trust are the Foundation of the ECWM. External importing simple and free the CTLs and of the directory service is possible, so that everyone can reach the ECWM participants through a central point. Marieke Peter son, project coordinator at TeleTrusT: “the participants must therefore no longer deal, to conclude agreements with all communication partners.

The ECWM is able to realize secure electronic business processes with all connected devices. The communication between the participants of the ECWM smoothly for a wide variety of systems for over 12 years. The ECWM more than 700,000 users certificates are covered by.” The 2001 established ECWM members include among others the German Bank, the Deutsche Bundesbank, E.ON, Siemens, Siemens Enterprise Communications, the PKI-1 of the Federal Administration (represented by the BSI) and the RTR Austria. The portfolio of Cassidian cybersecurity GmbH comprises building blocks of cyber defense services (SOC, APT detection & mitigation, professional services, training, consulting), for trusted infrastructure and solutions for secure mobility. This includes also the operation of the enterprise corporate Trust Center to provide trusted digital certificates as the basis for secure identity management and other PKI-based applications. The existing cyber security skills used already for many years in terms of the national, but also international security for the provision of services for authorities and industrial customers, as well as for the EADS Group. For more information,.

TeleTrusT – Security Association The German IT Security Association (TeleTrusT) is a network of excellence, which includes domestic and foreign members from science, industry and administration, as well as thematically related partner organisations. TeleTrusT offers forums for experts, organized events or event participation and comments on current questions of security. TeleTrusT is the “TeleTrusT European Bridge CA” (ECWM; PKI-Vertrauensverbund), of the “TeleTrusT expert certificate Information security professional”(T.I.S.P.), as well as the quality mark” IT security made in Germany “. Headquarters of the Association is Berlin. TeleTrusT is a member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI).


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