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Digitale Sicherheit: Interview mit Anantha Ayer, CEO von SwissSign


Warum sind digitale Zertifikate für Unternehmen so wichtig? Welche Produkte sind für Schweizer Unternehmen besonders interessant? Und wird es in Zukunft einfacher, sicher durchs...

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Peter Knapp to become SwissSign’s new Chief Revenue Officer as of 10 June 2024


On 10 June 2024, Peter Knapp will take on the position of Chief Revenue Officer at SwissSign AG, a Swiss trust service provider. In this role, he will join the SwissSign Management Board...

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Webinar: Why SSL and email certificates are essential if you want to transfer data securely


Our webinar will explain why digital certificates, especially PKI solutions, play an essential role in protecting your business data.

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Treffen Sie uns am eGovernment Symposium Romand


Am 7. Mai 2024 findet das eGovernment Symposium Romand in Sierre statt. Auch SwissSign wird vor Ort sein. Wir freuen uns auf spannende Vorträge, Podiumsdiskussionen und...

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Do business as swift as an arrow. With our electronic signature solutions.

New webinars: Electronic signatures – efficient, secure, future-oriented


Our signature solution can be easily integrated into your existing process landscape. But which model is right for you? Register now for our webinar.

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Financial institutions can now build on their own identification procedure with SwissSign’s electronic signature solution.


SwissSign, a recognised trust service provider and provider of signature solutions, is now enabling finance companies with their own certified process to use their existing identities...

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SwissSign am Swiss eGovernment Forum 2024


Im März findet das Swiss eGovernment Forum statt. SwissSign wird vor Ort sein und in einem Referat aufzeigen, wie ihre Signaturlösung im Behördenumfeld eingesetzt wird.

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New webinars: How to digitalise processes in public administration


What will the digital administration of the future look like? And how do we support you on this journey with our services? Find out more in our webinar.

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eOperations awards SwissSign the contract for electronic signatures, seals and time stamps


On behalf of 23 cantons and the municipalities of Geneva, eOperations Switzerland has carried out a procurement project for electronic signatures, seals and time stamps. SwissSign has...

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The new version of the SwissID App is here!


From today, the new version of the SwissID App is available with a fresh design and an improved user experience.

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Workshop «Fit für Digitale Nachweise & E-ID»


Bald wird der Bund allen Einwohnern der Schweiz eine digitale Identität (E-ID) auf Basis von SSI zur Verfügung stellen. Mehr darüber erfahren Sie im halbtägigen Workshop.

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Interview: Regulations for digital signatures in Switzerland and the European Union


In this interview with "Netzwoche", you will find the answers to interesting questions about the updated eIDAS regulation, digital signature solutions and self-sovereign identity.

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Treffen Sie uns an der it-sa 2023 in Nürnberg


Wir freuen uns, auch in diesem Jahr wieder gemeinsam mit unserem Partner essendi IT an der Fachmesse it-sa Expo&Congress vertreten zu sein. 

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Mobile phone screen showing how the identity card is recorded.

Online identification now also possible using your ID card


You can now also complete our free online identity verification using your ID card. Read on to find out how it all works.

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New standard for e-mail certificates in August 2023


The CA/Browser Forum, the standardization body for certificates on the Internet, defined a new standard for e-mail certificates at the beginning of the year.

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Qualified Evidence: the solution for financial intermediaries


The new SwissSign product Qualified Evidence enables the remote identification of customers. Any time you want, FINMA-compliant and without any integration effort required.

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SwissID login: Verified identities for your online shop


Online shops selling alcohol or tobacco often have little to no age verification. Logging in with SwissID solves this problem.

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Webinars | Is protecting your IT infrastructure a key priority for you?


Then find out all you need to know about the SwissSign PKI for automated certificate management in one of our webinars. We’ll show you the benefits of such a solution and guide...

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Anantha Ayer to become new CEO of SwissSign on 1 September 2023


The management at SwissSign is changing: Anantha Ayer will take over as CEO of SwissSign AG, effective 1 September 2023. He will succeed Jürg Graf, who is retiring and will continue...

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SwissSign is banking on a modern PKI solution for its certificate management with libC as its technology partner.


Leading Swiss Trust Service Provider SwissSign launched a new state-of-the-art managed PKI solution based on the latest technological standards in October 2022. The aim is to make the...

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Treffen Sie uns an der it-sa 2022 in Nürnberg


Wir freuen uns, auch in diesem Jahr wieder gemeinsam mit unserem Partner essendi IT an it-sa vertreten zu sein. 

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With Sysmosoft, SwissSign advances the development of e-signatures


The merger of SwissSign and Sysmosoft will establish a one-of-a-kind centre of excellence for digital signatures. As a recognised Swiss Trust Service and Identity provider (IdP), SwissSign...

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Abolishment of "Organizational Unit" in certificates as of August 2022


As from 1 September 2022 onwards, it is no longer permitted to include a department name (technically: attribute "Organizational Unit" - OU) in SSL/TLS certificates.

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Webinar am 22. Juni | Digitale Zertifikate als Basis für Cyber-Sicherheit


Digitale Zertifikate sind grundlegende Bausteine verschiedenster IT-Security-Massnahmen. Unentdeckt abgelaufene Zertifikate gefährden daher Datensicherheit und Betriebsprozesse...

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Jetzt anmelden für Zertifikatsschulung am 9. Juni 2022


Fühlen Sie sich bei dem Nischenthema PKI und Zertifikate sicher? Kennen Sie die Inhalte von Zertifikaten und die Güte von asymmetrischen Verschlüsselungsalgorithmen? All...

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SwissSign becomes the first Swiss company to use online identity verification to confirm people’s identities for the qualified electronic signature


SwissSign, the provider of the SwissID Sign signature solution, is the first Swiss com-pany to rely on a fully digital identification process, allowing signatories to sign with qualified...

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Webinare: Wie Sie mit SwissID Sign Ihre Geschäftsprozesse digitalisieren.


Nachfolgelösung SuisseID: Melden Sie sich für unser 30-minütiges Webinar an und lernen Sie SwissID Sign kennen.

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No change to the validity period of email certificates


Apple has increased the aforementioned maximum validity period again, so we can continue to offer you email certificates with validity of three years until further notice.

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Mit SwissID Sign online rechtsgültig Dokumente unterschreiben


Arbeitsverträge, Kündigungen oder Kreditverträge. Mit SwissID Sign unterschreiben Sie Dokumente ganz einfach und rechtsgültig rund um die Uhr mit der SwissID App.

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SuisseID service will be discontinued as of mid-December 2021


The new solution is based on SwissID and does not require additional hardware. Take now advantage of five free signatures. 

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Webinar | E-Mails: Spamfrei, vertrauenswürdig & sicher archiviert


Besuchen Sie das Webinar unseres Partners KRICK am Donnerstag, 2. Dezember, von 10.00 bis 11.00 Uhr. 

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Webinar | NoSpamProxy Encryption mit Zertifikaten von SwissSign – geht einfach!


Besuchen Sie das gemeinsame Webinar von Net at Work und SwissSign am 26. November um 14.00 Uhr. 

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Webinar | Zertifikate automatisiert und ressourcensparend einsetzen


Wir haben mit 'Certificate as Service' richtige Lösung und das passende Tool für Sie. Besuchen Sie das Webinar am 17. November 2021 um 16.00 Uhr. 

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Information for SwissSign MPKI customers


The requirements concerning the proof of ownership of a domain name for the purpose of issuing SSL/TLS certificates have changed.

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Easily apply for, manage and install certificates automatically


The Certificates as a Service (CaaS) solution is aimed in particular at SMEs that focus specifically on their core business and want to make their certificate handling easier and more...

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Managed PKI | New products and prices, 1 June 2021


On 1 June 2021, SwissSign repositioned its range of certificates and is now offering the previous MPKI product in three MPKI product lines at the levels DV (domain-validated), OV (organisation-validated)...

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Wichtiger Hinweis zur korrekten Ausstellung von E-Mail-Zertifikaten per 18.1.2021


Kundinnen und Kunden von E-Mail-Zertifikate beachten bitte die Änderung des Ausstellungsprozesses per 18. Januar 2021. Nicht korrekt ausgestellte Zertifikate müssen im...

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Important change concerning validity of SSL/TLS certificates from 1 September 2020


The validity period for SSL/TLS certificates that are issued after 1 September 2020 cannot now exceed a maximum of one year.

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SwissSign signs strategic partnership with BlueCerts to accelerate its international expansion


SwissSign, leading Swiss Trust Service Provider has just signed a strategic partnership agreement with BlueCerts. The SwissSign-BlueCerts partnership aims to increase the adoption of...

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Fachbeitrag im Handbuch Digitalisierung: ganzheitliches Zertifikatemanagement


SwissSign und essendi haben für die 2. Ausgabe des «Handbuch Digitalisierung» des Trend Report-Verlags einen Fachbeitrag verfasst. Die Autoren erläutern die Herausforderungen...

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Secardeo certMode for the global retrieval of S/MIME certificates for mobile devices


Ismaning, February 18, 2019 – Secardeo GmbH, a long-term partner of SwissSign AG, releases version 2 of certMode. Secardo certMode is a component of the Secardeo TOPKI platform...

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Meet SwissSign at the it-sa 2018 in Nuremberg


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,...

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Secardeo certLife simplifies the management of digital certificates


Our partner Secardeo releases "certLife", a web application for certificate lifecycle management. With this new product in the TOPKI platform, Secardeo is addressing companies...

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SwissSign at eGovernment and eHealth Forum in Bern


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...

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SwissSign as sponsor and exhibitor at the Cloud Expo Expo Europe in Frankfurt


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...

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SwissSign at it-sa 2017 in Nuremberg


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...

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Validity periods of SSL certificates are becoming shorter and shorter


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...

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The new SwissSign AG


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.  

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UBS Deploys Qualified Electronic Signature Service with Cryptomathic and SwissSign


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...

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SwissSign to become joint venture between Swiss Post and SBB


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...

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SwissSign promotes the digital signature in Europe


The „Cloud Signature Consortium“ (CSC) is based on an initiative of Adobe and consists of 12 European members, a mixture of manufacturers, service providers and academic...

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SwissSign with new products, new prices and a new website


On 30 November 2015, the Swiss Post subsidiary SwissSign launched its new market presence with more favourable prices for SSL certificates, an expanded product range and a modern web...

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SwissSign becomes EBCA's technology partner


The IT Security Association Germany (TeleTrusT) – the operator of the European Bridge CA (EBCA) – and SwissSign have entered into a partnership for the distribution of trusted...

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HID Global and SwissSign agree partnership for German-speaking Europe


HID Global, global market leader in the area of secure identities and access control, and SwissSign are entering into a partnership for the DACH countries Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Ensuring trust is everything


You're at the supermarket and want to buy some apples. Depending on your needs and what you're going to use them for, there are a variety of suitable solutions.

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SwissSign – new certificate provider of Net at Work


Since the start of December, the Microsoft Gold Partner Net at Work has provided a new release of its gateway solutions NoSpamProxy Encryption. The new version has features including...

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SwissSign switches to SHA-2 technology


Since 10 October 2014 SwissSign has issued solely certificates with SHA-2 technology. Webshop customers receive a voucher code to convert their existing certificate to a certificate...

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More protection for SSL certificates


Leading European Trust Service Providers pilot independent solution for more SSL certificate security. Three leading European Trust Service Providers – German D-Trust GmbH, SwissSign...

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Secardeo certEP offers auto-enrollment of SwissSign S/MIME certificates


Secardeo, business solution partner of SwissSign, releases the version 3 of its Certificate Enrollment Proxy certEP. With certEP users and computers in a Windows domain may...

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Digital Trust Services of Swiss Post meet FINMA requirements


The products and solutions of Swiss Post for secure electronic communication and digital identity have been given another seal of quality. KPMG Ltd has confirmed that the Digital Trust...

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