TeleTrusT Initiative "IT Security made in Germany" (ITSMIG)
"ITSMIG" ("IT Security made in Germany") has been established originally 2005 by the German Federal Ministries of the Interior and of Economics and Technology as well as by representatives of the German IT security industry. As a result of mutual consultations ITSMIG was 2011 connected to TeleTrusT.
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.
Thus, the initiative has an export-oriented approach and represents "made in Germany" in connection with IT security in a globalized world. Membership is restricted to entities declaring conformity with the following requirements:
The bearer of the TeleTrusT quality seal "IT Security made in der 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.
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" (EBCA; PKI network of trust), 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 a member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). The association is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
Dr. Holger Muehlbauer (Managing Director)
Phone: +49 30 400 54 306
Fax: +49 30 400 54 311