SwissSign News

From 09 - 11 October 2018 it is time again for Europe’s largest expo for IT-Security to open its doors in Nuremberg. As a leading event for cloud, mobile, data and network security, it-sa brings together IT security experts, data protection officers, developers and solution providers in one place.

We from SwissSign are also exhibiting at this year’s fair and will be presenting our Managed PKI solutions together with our long-standing business and solution partner essendi it.

For more information, click here.

Our partner Secardeo releases "certLife", a web application for certificate lifecycle management. With this new product in the TOPKI platform, Secardeo is addressing companies that want to make their certificate management more efficient and secure.

To create and implement a digital identity in Switzerland, SwissSign Group Ltd., a joint venture of state-affiliated businesses, financial institutions, insurance and health insurance companies, was founded today.

SwissSign will be present at both forums with a contact point and will hold three presentations. Our Chief Development Officer Urs Fischer will talk about the potential of SwissID on 6 March at 3.15 pm. Sales & Partner Manager Mario Voge will report on the project of a health passport on 8.3. and 9.3. at 13.45 o' clock – together with the health insurer CSS and Swiss Post. Come and see us!

From 28 to 29 November, the Cloud Expo Europe will be held in parallel with the Cloud Security Expo at the site of the Frankfurter Messe (trade fair centre). 

As a silver sponsor and exhibitor, we from SwissSign will also be there and will address topics relating to cyber security and data protection. Our trade fair team will be there to cater to your individual needs with advice and active support at stand 939.

For more information, click here. 

SwissSign at the it-sa 2017 in Nuremberg 

From 10 - 12 October 2017 it is time again for Europe’s largest expo for IT-Security to open its doors in Nuremberg. 

As every year, SwissSign will also be exhibiting at this year’s fair and is looking forward to your visit in hall 10.0, stand 528.

Keep on reading to book your free ticket.

Shortened certificate validity period from March 2018

Currently, the maximum SSL certificate validity is three years. On March 17, 2017 the CAB Forum decided to cap the allowed lifetime for all SSL certificates to a maximum of two years. The new limit will affect every type of certificate and will come into effect on March 1st, 2018. What does this mean for you as a SwissSign customer? Find out here.

SwissSign with new head.

On 8 May 2017 SwissSign AG became a joint venture of Swiss Post and SBB, with each holding 50% of the share capital. CEO Markus Naef will lead the company into a new era.


Switzerland’s largest retail bank pioneers service digitization, increases document security and enables a fully mobile digital user experience

Shortly after the launch of their joint centralised solution for Qualified Electronic Signatures (QES), Cryptomathic and SwissSign today announce the completion of a major deployment at UBS, Switzerland’s largest retail bank.

Uniform digital identity for Switzerland

Swiss Post and SBB plan to provide a uniform digital identity for private individuals, companies and authorities in Switzerland by autumn 2017 through a joint venture. SBB’s investment in Swiss Post’s subsidiary SwissSign AG was recently given the green light by the Competition Commission (COMCO) and the EU Commission.

The approval for the setting-up of this joint venture represents a major milestone for Swiss Post and SBB. SwissSign AG can now promptly roll out the service for interested authorities and companies, making Switzerland an even more attractive location for the digital economy. SwissSign AG’s current business as a certificate service provider will remain unrestricted and will be supplemented with that from the new digital identity.

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