Trusted Computing Group

The Trusted Computing Group and its members develop and promote open, vendor-neutral, global industry standards for interoperable trusted computing platforms and software interfaces.

AFCEA Bonn e.V.

The user forum for telecommunications, computers, electronics and automation (AFCEA) Bonn e.V. is a non-profit organization without commercial interests with more than 900 individual and more than 90 corporate members. Corporate members include a large number of medium-sized and smaller companies in addition to the big names in the IT and communications industry


Bitkom is Germany's digital association. Founded in 1999 as a merger of individual industry associations in Berlin, Bitkom represent more than 2,300 companies in the digital economy, including 1,000 SMEs, 300 startups and almost all global players. Bitkom mainly advocates for innovative economic policies, the modernization of the educational system and future-oriented network policies.


The Bundesverband IT-Mittelstand e.V. (BITMi) represents over 1,000 IT companies and is the largest professional association exclusively for midsize IT companies in Germany.


ITSmiG is a consortium of German IT security companies and is sponsored by the German Federal Ministry of the Interior and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Technology. The group aims to create centralized access to products, solutions and services of Germany companies in areas such as biometrics, smart cards, crypto software, crypto equipment and the establishment of PKIs.


TeleTrusT is a widespread competence network for IT security comprising over 90 members from industrial, scientific and government organizations. The association's goal is to create trustworthy conditions for information and communications technology. Its projects have resulted in the creation of the European Bridge CA (EBCA), TeleTrusT Information Security Professional (T.I.S.P.) certification and the ISIS-MTT service.

Secure Identity Berlin‑Brandenburg association

The Secure Identity Berlin-Brandenburg association is the central regional network of and for companies, universities and research institutes engaged in secure identity activities in the capital region. The objective of the association is to increase awareness in politics, administration, industry, media and society of the importance of secure identities and highlight the range of services offered by its members. Its initiatives advocate improved framework conditions for secure identity innovations in Berlin and Brandenburg. The association also provides pooled expertise and consultative services from its members and offers industry‑specific information. Berlin-based Secure Identity Berlin-Brandenburg currently represents 22 members.

Partner to the German Alliance for Cybersecurity

The German Alliance for Cybersecurity is an initiative of the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) that was founded in association with the German Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media (BITKOM).
It pools the expertise of all key cybersecurity players in Germany. The alliance provides up‑to‑date and reliable information on this complex topic, while actively encouraging experience sharing among its partners.
Rohde & Schwarz SIT has been a partner of the German Alliance for Cybersecurity since October 2013. In this role, it provides a network security checklist and regularly held one‑day seminars. These seminars explore the methods and real-life practicalities of cross-site networking, perimeter protection, zoning with the latest made‑in‑Germany firewall technology and the technical implementation of the German IT Security Act.

IT security partner to the Federal Republic of Germany

Government and business have a common interest and mutual responsibility in promoting IT security. In 2001, the German Federal Government began cultivating strategic alliances with high‑performance partners from industry. Rohde & Schwarz SIT has been a security partner to the Federal Republic of Germany since 2004. The aim of this partnership is to advance national encryption technology and develop complex, high-security solutions. The partners leverage joint initiatives and intensive information sharing to identify requirements for advanced crypto solutions and implement them in high-security products. The objective is to better protect government authorities, companies and the public against eavesdropping attacks and the resulting economic or personal damage.

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