Secure Login for Trusted Cloud Services with German electronic identity card using SkIDentity

[Michelau, June 07th 2017] In accordance with the cyber security strategy of the Federal Government and the relevant recommendations of the Federal Office for Information Security, German eID Card (“Personalausweis”) can now be used with SkIDentity for secure login at the Trusted Cloud Portal (



Bavarian Innovation Award 2016 for SkIDentity as start of digitalization initiative “BayernID”

[Michelau, November 22nd 2016] After numerous international awards last year and the successful completion of relevant certification procedures, ecsec GmbH was distinguished last night for "SkIDentity – Mobile eID as a Service" with the renowned Bavarian Innovation Award 2016. The award, which was handed over by the Bavarian Minister of Economic Affairs, Ilse Aigner, together with the President of the Bavarian Chamber of Industry and Commerce, Dr. Eberhard Sasse, and the President of the Bavarian Chamber of Crafts, Georg Schlagbauer, marks the start of the "BayernID" initiative – the digitization campaign of the Bavarian economy based on trustworthy identities.



SkIDentity certified by BSI according to ISO 27001 and by TÜViT according to Trusted Cloud Privacy Profile

[Berlin, September 29th 2016] ecsec GmbH today has received the certificate according to the "Trusted Cloud Privacy Profile for Cloud Services" (TCDP), issued by the certification body of TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH (TÜViT), for the highest protection class III. Furthermore the Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) has certified the "Secure Cloud Infrastructure (SkIDentity)" in accordance with ISO 27001 based on IT Baseline Protection (BSI-IGZ-250).



SkIDentity uses certified Open eCard App

[Michelau, January 12th 2016] SkIDentity uses the new version of the Open eCard App, which has recently be certified by the German Federal Office for Information Security (Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik, BSI) according to its technical guideline BSI TR-03124 (eID-Client). The certificate, which has been awarded the very first time to an Open Source component and without any failures in the conformity report, is valid until December 8th 2020 and enables the trustworthy use of electronic identity (eID) cards and other smart cards in SkIDentity with Linux, Mac OS and Windows.



SkIDentity supports Digital Agenda and is „Landmark in the Land of Ideas“

[Berlin, November 11th 2015] Yesterday evening in Berlin ecsec GmbH has been honored for „SkIDentity – Electronic Identity for Online Services“ as a winner of the national competition „Selected Landmark in the Land of Ideas“. In line with this year’s motto „City, Land, Network! Innovations for a digital world“ SkIDentity shows how trustworthy business and eGovernment processes may now also be performed in a mobile environment. A secure and user friendly electronic identity function is the key for digital business models and thus provides an important contribution to the implementation of the Digital Agenda of the Federal German Government¹.



SkIDentity receives EuroCloud Europe Award

[Michelau i.Ofr. / Barcelona, October 9th 2015] In addition to receiving different awards in May 2015 the Upper Franconian company ecsec GmbH again received great honour. Within the scope of EuroCloud Forum the innovative SkIDentity-Service of ecsec received the renowned EuroCloud Europe Award yesterday evening in Barcelona. The patent-pending technologies for authentication and the novel „Mobile eID as a Service“-offering convinced the international jury of experts. “SkIDentity offers a sound technology for secure identification of cloud users and has a very high innovation potential”, the jury judged.



SkIDentity once more awarded – ecsec GmbH again distinguished as “Landmark in the Land of ideas“

[Michelau, May 20th 2015] After receiving the European Identity & Cloud Award as „Best Innovation in eGovernment/eCitizen“ and the EuroCloud Deutschland Award as „Best Cloud Service provided by Start Up CSP’s“ ecsec GmbH has been honored the third time within the last two weeks with a prestigious award for „SkIDentity – Electronic Identity for Online Services“. After being distinguished for its „BürgerCloud“ idea last year, the innovative solution supplier this year is once again among the 100 winners of the national competition „Selected Landmark in the Land of Ideas“. Hence the Upper Main Valley becomes once more the Identity, Cloud & eGovernment Valley and Michelau in Upper Franconia is once again an important hub in the “Network of Ideas”.


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