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Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security

secunet is one of Germany's leading providers of superior IT security. In close dialogue with its customers – armed forces, public authorities, enterprises and international organisations – secunet develops and implements high-performance products and state-of-the-art IT security solutions. Thus, secunet not only keeps IT infrastructures secure for its customers, but also achieves intelligent process optimisation and creates sustainable added value.

At secunet, more than 350 experts focus on issues such as cryptography (SINA), e-government, business security and automotive security aiming always to be one step ahead of competitors in terms of quality and technology. secunet emphasises on long-term relationships with its customers in an atmosphere based on partnership, as demonstrated by our successful security relationship with the Federal Republic of Germany which has been active since 2004.

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Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security

Core competences

secunet is one of Germany’s leading specialists in innovative and sophisticated IT security. As a result of the company’s focus on IT security and IT high security, security aspects are at the centre of all of secunet’s projects. The projects comprise the preparation of security analyses and concepts, supporting security-critical software development projects, the evaluation of security technologies and the implementation of security solutions, including in the area of high security. The procedures are based on internationally recognised guidelines and standards, such as ISO 17799 or ISO 13335. Furthermore the portfolio includes the programming and implementation of various smart card scenarios.

For more than 10 years secunet has supported evaluations of IT systems in accordance with Common Criteria (CC) and Information Technology Security Evaluation Criteria (ITSEC). Confirmation procedures are also supported in accordance with the German Signature Act.

Due to its concentration on highly sophisticated IT security, secunet is repeatedly involved early in the planning stages of flagship projects, when secure communication is required or data and digital identities need to be protected against unauthorised access. For example, secunet has made an important contribution to projects such as the electronic passport, secure citizen portals and digital identities.


Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security
The SINA Workstation is a fat client with a cryptographic file system and IPSec-protected communication.

Proven knowledge of regulated markets

secunet is a longstanding and established service provider for public authorities and the German armed forces and, after many years of working with government agencies, has fundamental knowledge of their requirements.

The successful collaboration resulted in a wide-ranging security partnership being agreed between the Federal Ministry of the Interior and secunet in 2004.

Furthermore, in 2011, secunet has been certified by the Federal Office of Information Security (BSI) as one out of two companies for IS-Consulting and IS-auditing.

The company also supports the development, evaluation and certification of governmental technology products in accordance with Common Criteria (CC) and ITSEC.

The joint activities with the BSI include among others the development of the SINA product range and solutions in the area of biometrics and eIDs.


Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security
SINA Workstation H R RK9 is a crypto client with a hardened and intensively security-evaluated Linux system platform for more tough environments and military purposes.

SINA - Scalable Security for Maximum Demands

For the German Federal Office for Information Security, secunet developed the secure inter-network architecture which enables secure processing, storage and transmission of classified documents as well as other sensitive data.

The product portfolio covers different gateways, line encryptors, clients and management systems which have been in use in the public sector, armed forces and companies handling classified information for many years.

Selected SINA components are approved for processing and transmitting classified documents up to and including the classification levels TOP SECRET, NATO SECRET and SECRET UE.

The Federal Government of Germany entrusts SINA with its most secret data and uses products from the SINA family in many areas for the purpose of securing communication.

150202_PI_NATO_Zulassung_EN.pdf secunet Security Networks AG - NATO SECRET approval for SINA - NATO SECRET approval for SINA.pdf
Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security
The holistic security concept of the SINA L3 Box comprises a secure system platform, smart card technology, IPSec-protected communication and scaled and configured hardware compliant with approval standards.
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Kurfuerstenstrasse 58
45138 Essen

Tel: +49 (0) 201 5454-0
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18/12/2017 Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security eGates from secunet for faster border control at Vienna International Airport More
13/12/2017 Expertise for Innovative Military IT Security A new milestone in standardisation for the document checking process More