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 TeleTrusT 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 Seal "IT Security made in Germany" declares that
- The company is headquartered in Germany.
Der Unternehmenshauptsitz muss in Deutschland sein.
La sede centrale dell’azienda deve essere in Germania.
- The company offers trustworthy IT security solutions.
Das Unternehmen muss vertrauenswürdige IT-Sicherheitslösungen anbieten.
L’azienda deve offrire soluzioni di sicurezza IT degne di fiducia.
- No solutions that contain non-declared backdoors are offered.
Die angebotenen Produkte dürfen keine versteckten Zugänge enthalten (keine "Backdoors").
I prodotti offerti non devono contenere accessi nascosti (no "Backdoors").
- All the company's IT security research and development are conducted in Germany.
Die IT-Sicherheitsforschung und -entwicklung des Unternehmens muss in Deutschland stattfinden.
La ricerca e lo sviluppo sulla sicurezza IT della società devono aver luogo in Germania.
- The company is compliant with German data protection law.
Das Unternehmen muss sich verpflichten, den Anforderungen des deutschen Datenschutzrechtes zu genügen.
La società deve impegnarsi a soddisfare i requisiti della legge tedesca sulla protezione dei dati.
TeleTrusT – IT Security Association Germany
The IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrusT) is a widespread competence network for IT security comprising members from industry, administration, consultancy and research as well as national and international partner organizations with similar objectives. With a broad range of members and partner organizations TeleTrusT embodies the largest competence network for IT security in Germany and Europe. TeleTrusT provides interdisciplinary fora for IT security experts and facilitates information exchange between vendors, users, researchers 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 IT expert certification schemes "TeleTrusT Information Security Professional" (T.I.S.P.) and "TeleTrusT Professional for Secure Software Engineering" (T.P.S.S.E.) and provides the trust seal "IT Security made in Germany". TeleTrusT is a member of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI). The association is headquartered in Berlin, Germany.
TeleTrusT - IT Security Association Germany
Dr. Holger Muehlbauer (Managing Director)
Phone: +49 30 400 54 306
Fax: +49 30 400 54 311