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symmedia joins the Alliance for Cyber Security

In the fast-evolving landscape of digital transformation, safeguarding against cyber threats is paramount. symmedia proudly announces its membership in the Allianz für Cyber-Sicherheit (Alliance for Cyber Security), a prestigious network initiated by the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI), the country’s apex authority on information security. This strategic alliance underscores our unwavering commitment to advancing cyber security measures, not only within our industrial sectors but across Germany and Europe. As we integrate into this esteemed...

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symmedia attains the IEC 62443 certification

symmedia is one of the first companies in Germany to be certified by TÜV Nord according to the IEC 62443 (Industrial Communication Networks – Networks and System Security) standard which is the most important international standard for OT (operation technology) security in the industrial sector. This formally verifies that symmedia is capable of designing, building and operating software and solutions based on the Secure-By-Design principle. TÜViT (TÜV Informationstechnik GmbH) has verified the symmedia SP/1 solution as a “trusted product” for several years right...

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The IEC 62443 kick-off for internationally certified security standards

With the completion of the last GAP analysis, we have reached a crucial milestone in our journey towards the IEC 62443 certification assessed by TÜV IT. We are taking steps towards internationally certified security standards:  The risk of cyber attacks is increasing day by day, and responsible information handling is more vital than ever. Data is a precious asset, and its loss or manipulation can have major ramifications for our customers. IEC 62443 (Industrial Communication Networks – Networks and System Security) has become a globally recognized standard...

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Secure Software Development Craftsmanship – It takes Champions

I don’t want to go into the increasing importance of cybersecurity and its sometimes-catastrophic consequences if it does not meet the requirements here…so much has already been said about this. Rather, in today’s blog article, I would like to focus on the measures implemented by symmedia to precisely achieve the necessary high level of cybersecurity required for our products and thus for our customers. One central measure I would like to explain here is our Software Security Champions program. What is behind these champions? What applies to the well-known...

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Business Driven Solution Architecture

In this symZone article, I would like to invite you to take a quick look behind the scenes of Secure Service Hub (SSH) and show you how we develop the perfect application architecture for ever-growing (business) demands to modern software solutions like SSH. For us, the decisive success factor is the consistent alignment of the software architecture with the business model and the associated value proposition. This is neither a new software design pattern, nor does it replace valuable and meaningful patterns such as BDD or DDD (Behavior/Domain Driven Design), which we also...

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