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  • Computer Threat Overview
  • Cyber security Predictions for 2022
    Given the growth of the cybersecurity community due to the constant development of cyberattacks, companies are working hard to protect us all in 2022 and beyond. Based on the growth in threats, we present the top five cybersecurity predictions for 2022: Zero-day markets attacks and Supply chain will riseAmong the lessons learned in 2021, supply […]
  • ASPECTOS about BlueCerts
    After BlueCerts won the Startup of the Year award given by CCILF, some magazines made mention of our company’s achievement. This time, the Portuguese magazine ASPECTOS wrote an article honoring BlueCerts for the award.
  • European Commission invest nearly 2 billion € in European Digital Programme
    The Commission has adopted three work programmes for the Digital Europe Programme, outlining the objectives and specific topic areas that will receive a total of €1.98 billion in funding. This first set of work programmes includes strategic investments that will be instrumental in realising the Commission’s goals in making this Europe’s Digital Decade. The Digital […]
  • BlueCerts leads in European electronic certificates
    Winner of the Startup Trophy emphasizes that it is the only platform that provides electronic certificates in a 100% European environment. BlueCerts is a trusted service provider and market leader in Europe. The main activity is the management of digital identities, protecting data within the exclusive framework of the General Data Protection Regulation (RGPD), through […]
  • O Jornal Económico
  • Investment in cybersecurity in the EU
    A next-generation Cybersecurity platform is on its way to the European Union. The EU is investing millions of euros in creating this platform A financing agreement has been signed between the European Investment Bank and EclecticIQ, a Dutch cyber security company specializing in information services and technologies. The funding is around 15 million euros. “The […]
  • Portugal rises in Global Cybersecurity
    Portugal moves to 14th place in the International Telecommunication Union’s Global Cybersecurity Index 2020 (42nd in 2018) and to 8th place in the regional ranking (Europe) (25th in 2018). Portugal’s improvement in this index was due to the set of legislative, technical, organizational, capacity-building and cooperation initiatives that have been defined and implemented to strengthen […]
  • Data protection in an organization
    From today’s risk, security and data protection officers are responsible for planning, implementing and managing privacy and security programs. However, the role of executive management is extremely important, without it, an organization can be driven into regulatory non-compliance or be the victim of a data breach. The policy approach is a first-stage view, and there […]
  • Ransoms and Cybercrime
    The increase in cybercrime has been notorious over this past year, due to this increase the call for governments to ban ransom payments to hackers. In most cases hackers hold information and ask for a ransom for the return of that information. Since August last year, a notorious hacker group has made at least $90 […]
  • New danger of cybersecurity
    We found that over 60% of companies do not have specific CSG policies in place or do not follow a collaboration-specific governance model. The extreme risk of CSG comes not only because of its potential for data loss but also because it is new, occupies an often-neglected security niche, and the tools and best practices […]
  • Cyber attack Irish national health system
    Last month, the Republic of Ireland’s health services fell victim to a ransomware cyber-attack, and for now, there is no sign of resolution. The Irish government has reiterated that no ransom will be paid to the hackers for the return of patient information. Due to this incident several computers have been shut down. This has […]
  • Cybersecurity Services
    The Cybersecurity services market is expected to grow 5.7% year over year. The growth is primarily due to companies resuming operations and adapting to the new normal while recovering from the impact of COVID-19, which had previously led to restrictive containment measures involving social distancing, remote working, and the closure of business activities that resulted […]
  • 5 practical tips for good security behavior
    Throughout its history, Bluecerts has encouraged various behaviors and concerns regarding cybersecurity and data protection. We believe that before everything and any more robust solution, actions must be taken by people. Therefore, we have selected 5 tips to keep in mind. If you are using a smartphone authentication applicationauthentication application, be sure to study the […]
  • Data Protection “post”-COVID
    Data protection and privacy are a constant concern, but we cannot ignore that during the past year, digital transformation has been completely catapulted by companies that need to support remote working and collaboration. Telecommuting has also led to many employees in different areas swapping big cities for more affordable ones. In response, many companies are […]
  • Cybersecurity, consumers feel vulnerable
    The year 2020 has seen a huge boom in e-commerce. According to a recent report from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, 19 percent of sales worldwide last year took place online. While many have appreciated the added convenience in times of pandemic, this trend has also been accompanied by some inconvenience. This […]
  • Phishing Campaign
    Operators of a phishing campaign targeting the construction and energy sectors have revealed credentials stolen in attacks. Check Point Ressearch in partnership with Otorio published a blog post describing the campaign, in which stolen information was dumped on compromised WordPress domains. The attack started with one of several fraudulent email templates and would mimic Xerox/Xeros […]
  • Evolution of Big Data
    This year 2021, the biggest data companies are looking to improve data quality. While last year has not been an easy one, 2021 looks ahead to be a year of improvement and planning for the future. These are some of the key areas for this paradigm shift Improving Cybersecurity Various IoT devices, are in constant […]
  • Digital transformation trends 2021
    The role of IT is increasingly important. Companies need to be in constant innovation to remain competitive. API security Security is an increasingly important and perhaps the fastest growing area in 2021. Due to the increase in threats, it has been a concern for governments and businesses. Automation Making organisations’ processes more efficient and less […]
  • Hacker almost compromises integrity of most web sites
    A hacker managed to get into the PHP source code to install a backdoor. At the end of March 2021, the team in charge of PHP’s cybersecurity observed two changes in its source code. The cybersecurity team did an excellent job, preventing a gigantic catastrophe. PHP is a programming language used by nearly 80% of […]
  • Data and their evolution
    The world in which we live is increasingly flooded with data, whether sensitive or not. Both the average citizen, as well as companies, work on a daily basis on activities that have clearly become an opportunity for data collection. As the pandemic has progressed the increase in cases of failures to protect certain data has […]
  • Blue Digital Signature
    The period we are in is forcing companies to rethink the way they work. The intensification of telework in organisations allows companies to continue while protecting their employees. In this context, the electronic signature offers multiple advantages: time saved, simplified exchanges, increased security, guaranteed document integrity, savings.It is the key to the digital transformation of […]
  • Women in Cybersecurity
    Cybersecurity is, and has been, an increasingly important topic on the table of most of the world’s citizens. This month of March is traditionally Women’s Day, and for these two reasons we think it is the best time to see where they fit in the world of cybersecurity. Today gender equality is undoubtedly a goal of […]
  • Cybersecurity, what will 2021 look like?
    After a year 2020 marked by record cyberattacks, cybersecurity experts’ predictions for 2021 are far from optimistic. Everything suggests that there will be more and more attacks and more sophisticated ones. Phishing with Covid-19 Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, hardly a day goes by without a cyber attack making headlines. All the experts […]
  • New cybercrime: Telework is the new victim
    Last year we saw a considerable increase in cybercrime cases. Telecommuting has become a new reality in many industries, which has created several vulnerabilities that did not exist before. Due to the fact that teleworking emerged, although not created in confinement, but essentially used during the Covid-19 pandemic, attacks via the RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) […]
  • Blue e-mail Certificated protection
    With our fully secured European Blue e-mail certificate protection, you are able to sign and encrypt your e-mails whatever is your e-mail used software and mail gateways. Nowadays we are forced to gain countless new habits and behavior; Teleworking is one of them because this was imposed all around the world to protect people against […]
  • BlueCerts is an eIDAS accredited Qualified Trust Service Provider.
    BlueCerts is an eIDAS accredited Qualified Trust Service Provider. So we can issue QWAC certificates for your company! QWAC (Qualified Website Authentication Certificate) is an SSL/TLS digital server certificate, and our QWAC Certificate is accredited by the European standard eIDAS.Establishments identified as PSPs (Payment Service Provider) must use specific PSD2 compliant certificates. These Payment Service […]
  • Responding to a call for tenders: this is the key to an accepted response!
    The 1 October 2018 was a landmark day for dematerialisation. Since that day, the dematerialised response is mandatory for offers over €25,000.In this case and taking into account the process described above, we can conclude that we must attach our bid proposal in the form of an electronic signature on the buyer’s platform. The electronic […]
  • Cybercrime: A sigh for the world, the Emotet Botnet has finally been dismantled
    In the heart of the international world of cybercrime, a major international action was carried out which enabled the dismantling of the Emotet cybercrime network. First observed in 2014, this malware was naturally distributed by phishing via botnets operated by TA542 attack groups. Since August 2020, France has been targeted by these hackers. The authorities […]
  • Digital Transformation nowadays
    Digital transformation is one of the greatest challenges facing our companies, but probably one of the most important challenges in the near future. The digital transformation is therefore part of the current context as a large-scale phenomenon linked in part to the dematerialization of certain activities and to the concomitant evolution of the economic, technological […]
  • Digital Signature Advantages
    Digital Signature is clearly increasingly present, nowadays in companies.Its importance comes from the multiple advantages it offers. We know that the electronic signature is an increasingly present future. Its importance is notorious for its many advantages.More efficient, more safer, more economical, simply more advantageous.Our Blue Digital Signature is eIdas and RGS certified, therefore, the best […]
  • La dématérialisation des factures bientôt généralisée, le compte à rebours est lancé !
    En effet, à partir de début 2023, l’État français va généraliser l’obligation de facturation électronique des entreprises. Prévue par l’article 153 de la loi de finances 2020, l’obligation d’émettre des factures électroniques entre entreprises assujetties à la TVA entrera en vigueur à partir de 2023.  L’année 2021 sera décisive avec l’amendement II-3211 au Projet de […]
  • Bluecerts Electronic Signature
    Bluecerts is delighted to inform its customers and any organization which needs eIDAS and / or RGS** electronic signature that regardless of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are able to deliver face to face our electronic keys all over Europe, on a short time basis delivery. Order your key on our website or send mail for […]
  • What is the EU Cybersecurity Act and what does it mean for companies based in the USA?
    During the previous weeks, we have provided an overview of the EU NIS Directive, focusing on essential system operators (OES), Digital Service Providers (DSP) and compliance structures. On 27 June, the European Cybersecurity Act entered into force, establishing the new mandate of ENISA, an EU Agency for Cybersecurity, and establishing the European Cybersecurity Certification Framework. […]
  • Blue Partner Program
    As part of its development, BlueCerts, a European trusted third party specializing in data security and digital identity management, is looking for new partners for Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Germany, and France.With exclusively European and independent solutions, our offers represent a real alternative to American and Chinese technologies in the protection of digital identity. By becoming a partner, […]
  • Cybersécurité: Eunjeux et Impacts du “New Normal”
  • Webinar FrenchFounders avec Jean-Marie Giraudon
    Le CEO de BlueCerts, Jean-Marie Giraudon va participer au Webinar organisé par la FrenchFounders sur les enjeux et les impacts du “new normal” de la cybersecurité.  N’oubliez pas de nous accompagner demain, Mardi 22/09 à partir de 17:00 h (FR).  Pour vous inscrire et suivre l’événement:  Subscribe to our newsletter: contact us:contact(@) 04 12 […]
  • Norte 2020
    BlueCerts est heureux d’annoncer officiellement que l’un de ses projets de Recherche & Développement a obtenu un soutien de Portugal NORTE 2020 dans le cadre d’un appel à projet européen. Ce soutien permettra de réaliser sur notre site portugais l’embauche de nouveaux collaborateurs et collaboratrices de profiles technologiques et scientifiques. Notre objectif est de mener […]
  • There’s no planet B, but we have plan B to save our planet!
    Tired of wasting hours signing papers?Slow and time-consuming processes?What about our planet? Does he deserve to spend so many trees?With european Bluecerts Digital Signature you can make your first step in dematerialization!Save yourself, save time, most importantly, save the planet! To contact us:
  • Increase in cyber attacks in Portugal and Europe
    The Covid-19 pandemic has brought countless unpleasant situations to people and organizations. With regard to cybersecurity, we are faced with a significant increase in cyber-attacks. These data shared by the CNCS Portuguese for the second quarter of this year, are really scary. They show that Portugal and in this case, Europe, need to invest in […]
  • The new era in the world of work
    The period in which we find ourselves is forcing companies to rethink the way they work. The intensification of teleworking in organizations allows business to continue while protecting its employees. But, in this context, what are the right decisions to take to protect the data exchanged in the cloud and ensure that internal and external […]
  • Bluecerts dematrialization
    The period in which we live shows that organizations must be able to offer irreproachable services to their customers in all circumstances to help them to maintain the expected deliverables, both internally and with contractors. The dematerialized processes make it possible to provide these services and at the same time to obtain or have realized, […]
  • BlueCerts choisit le Portugal pour ouvrir une activité
    Grâce aux technologies européennes, à savoir une solution PKI (infrastructure à clé publique) évolutive, BlueCerts, qui s’est récemment installée à Viana do Castelo, affirme que son objectif principal est d’aider les entreprises à effectuer des transactions dématérialisées. En d’autres termes, BlueCerts affirme avoir la capacité d’aider les personnes et les entreprises à garantir un avenir numérique […]
  • Cybersecurity
  • Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak
  • 5 Good Practices
    At a time where the COVID-19 pandemic has epicenter in Europe, a lot of companys choose tele-work. Based in french health ministry, we present some advices in practice of this preventive measure. Contact BlueCerts:    •    +33(0)787 04 12 37     •     +351 220 199 339
  • Teleworking and cybersecurity in the extreme crisis period
    The CORONAVIRUS crisis brutally makes organizations aware of the weakness of certain processes within the vital organs of the company or the administrations.  SMEs represent the weak link in the societal structure, yet they make up the balance of territories in terms of jobs, wealth creation and economic stability. At the same time, the groups […]
  • The Importance of Cyber-Security
    Cybersecurity is important because it helps protect an organization’s data assets from digital attacks that could damage the organization or individuals if placed in the wrong hands. Medical, government, corporate and financial records all hold personal information. Security incidents can lead to losses in terms of reputation, money, theft of data, deletion of data and […]
  • Let’s Encrypt Revoking Millions of free SSL Certificates
    History repeats itself tirelessly and we have great difficulty in learning from the mistakes of the past. After the disappointments in the mid-2000s, the difficulties for the worldwide leader to revoke an exorbitant number of “false” SSL put into circulation here are the new systems allowing to issue automatically free SSL / TLS give signs […]
  • Strategic partnership between BlueCerts with the Spanish Certification Authority CamerFirma
    BlueCerts is proud to be able to announce the signing of a strategic partnership with the Spanish Certification Authority CamerFirma.  This partnership reinforces BlueCerts’ European strategy of offering digital identity management solutions based exclusively on independent European suppliers. After SwissSign , Be-Ys Almerys – a former subsidiary of France Telecom – and InfoCert, BlueCerts offers […]
  • Bluecerts vous souhaite de joyeuses fêtes de fin d’année
    Cette année 2019 aura vu la naissance de BlueCerts. En sa qualité de Trust Service Provider, BlueCerts est la seule plateforme internationale qui propose des solutions de protection de l’Identité Digitale et des données dans le cloud en s‘appuyant sur des technologies exclusivement européennes. Avec BlueCerts, les organisations peuvent maintenant garantir l’intégrité de leurs échanges […]
  • Dematerialization of business processes, a decisive issue for companies and organizations
    By Jean-Marie Giraudon, CEO BlueCerts  The world of business and that of the public sphere is changing in a forced way seeking to adapt to the new directives making a growing number of operations to be carried out dematerialized according to a timetable defined by the legislator. They take advantage of this approach to gain productivity […]
  • BlueCerts launches its partner program for Europe
    BlueCerts launches its partner program for Europe and wishes to discuss with you the opportunity for your company to represent us to your customers as a certified ambassador. With a complete offer of digital identity management and data protection, you will bring to your customers all the best of European know-how and will benefit from […]
  • SSL/TLS Electronic Certificates – What Risks and WHY to Choose a Free Offer?
    Data protection in the context of paperless exchanges becomes a real challenge for organizations. The budgetary problem between the search for “ever-cheaper” and the necessary investment to be allocated to digital security often leads to arbitration to the detriment of the organization. Indeed, how can we not ask ourselves the question of the durability of […]
  • BlueCerts sélectionné par le OVHcloud Startup Program
    BlueCerts sélectionné par le OVHcloud Startup Program dans le cadre de ses projets de développement d’outils innovants permettant de piloter de manière transversale la gestion de certificats électroniques  : Dans le cadre du programme OVHcloud Startup Program, BlueCerts a été sélectionnée pour son projet de gestion et de supervision de certificats au sein d’une entreprise […]
    BlueCerts is proud to have contributed to the Cyber Conference organized by IPVC Viana do Castelo (Portugal) which is a real opportunity to debate on what is the actual status of the art and to understand which are the future close trends in this very sensitive area for organization. The IVth Conference on Cybersecurity and […]
  • SwissSign signs strategic partnership with BlueCerts to accelerate its international expansion
    BlueCerts is pursuing its strategy to become the only platform in Europe that provides electronic certificates aggregating exclusively European Certifying Authorities. The signature of a partnership agreement with SwissSign, the first Swiss CA, reinforces the company’s offer and positioning for the benefit of customers seeking a credible technological alternative to the American and Chinese giants.  […]