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WISeKey offers free access to cybersecurity services for anybody in need of protecting their digital assets
GENEVA – March 92022: WISeKey International Holding Ltd. (“WISeKey”) (SIX: WIHN, NASDAQ: WKEY), a global leader in cybersecurity, AI, Blockchain and IoT, today announced that it has enabled free access its WISeID cybersecurity services platform, aimed at reducing the attack surface on digital assets and personal information, and securely dematerializing electronic transactions.
WISeID, based on the WISeKey/OISTE root of trust, integrates innovative technologies to offer any natural or legal person the possibility of creating an account, free access to several basic services, which can then be upgraded to access multiple additional cybersecurity services. WISeID web services and mobile apps, already available for download and use, provide users with a digital identity that can be used to secure email communication, digitally sign documents with legal validity and is complemented by features such as two-factor authentication and single sign-on. to.
WISeID now also includes Cloud Storage, a new feature that allows users to maintain a protected vault in the Cloud, using servers secured by WISeKey’s Swiss technologies. WISeID Cloud Storage can be used to store confidential documents in a secure area of the Personal Cloud and be securely shared with other WISeID users, eliminating the risk of eavesdropping and loss of privacy. WISeID Cloud Storage facilitates universal access to users’ personal files through multiple secure interfaces, such as a web browser, mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, and desktop apps for Windows, Mac, and Linux. WISeID Cloud is fully compliant with the EU’s New Data and Cloud Alliance, which offers a broader push towards digital sovereignty, and aims to reduce dependencies on foreign technology providers.
WISeID security features are offered as a freemium service, where users can enjoy a free trial service, fully activated to cover urgent needs, and then having the choice of purchasing digital certificates or permanent storage with secure backup and other benefits, via subscription. The service will also be offered to selected companies, in a B2B model. WISeID is accessible as a web service through the WISeId.com trust services portal and standard enterprise APIs that allow integration with business applications. For more information, visit https://wiseid.com.
“Cybersecurity is essential in these complex times. Trusted interactions are built on trust, and trust can only be achieved when all interacting parties can be sure of their counterpart’s identity and cannot be eavesdropped or manipulated,” said Carlos Moreira, Founder and CEO of WISeKey.
WISeKey (NASDAQ: WKEY; SIX Swiss Exchange: WIHN) is a leading global cybersecurity company currently deploying large-scale digital identity ecosystems for people and things using Blockchain, AI and the IoT by respecting the human being as the pivot of the Internet. WISeKey microprocessors secure the pervasive computing that shapes today’s Internet of Everything. WISeKey IoT has an installed base of over 1.5 billion microchips in virtually all IoT sectors (connected cars, smart cities, drones, agricultural sensors, anti-counterfeiting, smart lighting, servers, computers, phones laptops, cryptographic tokens, etc.). WISeKey is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of IoT, as our semiconductors produce an enormous amount of Big Data which, when analyzed with artificial intelligence (AI), can help industrial applications predict failure of their equipment before it occurs.
Our technology is endorsed by the Swiss-based cryptographic root of trust (“RoT”) of OISTE/WISeKey which provides secure authentication and identification, in physical and virtual environments, for the Internet of Things, blockchain and artificial intelligence. The WISeKey RoT serves as a common trust anchor to ensure the integrity of online transactions between objects and between objects and people. For more information, visit www.wisekey.com.
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