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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. 

Both companies strongly believe that Europe needs to regain its digital sovereignty. SwissSign and BlueCerts aim to contribute to the protection of data and the security of electronic transactions, anywhere in the world.

With its SSL certificate offering (https), messaging systems protection (S / MIME) and e-signature solutions, BlueCerts offers solutions tailored for the needs of organisations to protect data and digital identities.

SwissSign is a certified Swiss Made Software company. The company guarantees that all electronic certificates are issues in Switzerland.

«We are proud to have SwissSign as a strategic partner. The weak presence of European players in this strategically critical area is a cause for great concern. It is reasonable and wise to think carefully about our choices and to trust European technologies exclusively, whenever possible.

We should take the time to think about long-term strategic behavior and adopt a responsible attitude», says Jean-Marie Giraudon CEO of BlueCerts.

We are thrilled that with BlueCerts we have won a partner that shares our vision and values and supports SwissSign in its international development strategy», explains Markus Venetz, SwissSign Group’s Chief Commercial Officer.

About SwissSign Group

Secure e-business processes rely on trusted identities from SwissSign Group. As a trust service provider (TSP) in Switzerland, SwissSign accompanies people and companies along the way to a successful digital future.

SwissSign Group is the provider of SwissID and part of a joint venture of state-affiliated businesses, financial institutions, insurance and health insurance companies. (SBB, Swiss Post, Swisscom, Banque Cantonale de Genève, Credit Suisse, Entris Banking, Luzerner Kantonalbank, Raiffeisen, Six Group, UBS, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Axa, Baloise, CSS, Helvetia, Mobiliar, SWICA, Swiss Life, Vaudoise and Zurich).

SwissSign Group has two cornerstones: identity services under the brand SwissID and certificate services. SwissID is the digital identity of Switzerland, which enables simple and secure access to the online world. Thanks to electronic certificates, data can be exchanged in encrypted form and therefore be protected against unauthorised access. As a Swiss trust service provider (TSP) SwissSign accompanies people and companies into a successful digital future, and protects data according to the highest security standards while keeping it in Switzerland.

SwissSign Group | Sägereistrasse 25 | PO Box | CH-8152 Glattbrugg | swisssign-group.com

About BlueCerts

BlueCerts is a strategic partner of SwissSign Group AG, the leading Trust Service Provider of Switzerland. We have the aim to support our customers with European technologies to protect your data and digital ID with high scalable PKI solution to help organization to conduct dematerialized transaction.

We help people and companies into a successful digital future and protects data according to the highest security standards for a better-secured web.

Because we think that Europe needs to recover its digital sovereignty, BlueCerts wants to contribute to protect organization data and perfectly secure digital transactions wherever you are in the world, with a very qualified team to support you in any circumstances.

BlueCerts Lda I Praça da Liberdade, Aceleradora Tecnologica I PT 4900-040 Viana do Castelo.

Media contact SwissSign Group

Thomas M. Kläusli, Head of Marketing & Communications SwissSign Group AG Tel: +41 78 936 74 81

E-Mail: thomas.klaeusli@swisssign.com

Media contact BlueCerts

Jean-Marie Giraudon, CEO BlueCerts,

Tel: +351 258 249 990

E-Mail: j.giraudon@bluecerts.eu

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