Solution for simple, secure email communication the TeleTrusT, borne by the German IT Security Association (TeleTrusT) European Bridge CA (ECWM) established technology partnerships to further simplify secure E-Mail communication. Through the partnerships, the trust network is automatically implemented in the partner solutions – secure and trusted communication with members of the ECWM is possible for the users of these solutions to automatically. Common policies that allow mutual trust are the Foundation of the ECWM. Public-key infrastructures (PKIen) of the participant organizations can be linked together through this common trust anchor. A technical connection of the ECWM is possible external. Users of gateway systems build but on solutions involving additional configurations are actually unnecessary. Therefore, incorporating the ECWM in the technology partnership also available to the providers of email gateway systems such as.
This communication will provide users with ECWM participants significantly simplified. These confirm the newly established technology partnerships with applied security GmbH and of Zertificon Solutions GmbH. The ECWM with all connected CAs are preinstalled in their solutions. A signed and encrypted email business communications between ECWM members and users is thus ad-hoc and automatically allows – so that the “well-known eavesdropper” on the transmission paths can no longer read. The communication between the participants of the ECWM works since August 2000 for a variety of systems.
More than 700,000 users certificates are covered by the ECWM. TeleTrusT security Federation 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. The broad membership and the partner organisations TeleTrusT embodied the largest network of competence for IT security in Germany and Europe. 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), the expert certificates “TeleTrusT information security professional” (T.I.S.P.) and “TeleTrusT engineer for system security” (T.E.S.S.) as well as the quality mark “IT security made in Germany”.