Andorra Telecom and WISeKey Forge Trusted Encrypted Clouds partnership at the World Economic Forum in Davos

Davos, Geneva, Principality of Andorra, 21 January 2015WISeKey, one of the Global Growth Partner Companies of the World Economic Forum participating in the Annual Meeting taking place in Davos, Switzerland 21-24 January 2015 announce a partnership agreement with Andorra Telecom to develop a joint WISeID Personal Cloud App that will store data in Andorra Telecom Data Centers in the Principality of Andorra. The App will provide and support personal cloud computing services under a platform developed by both companies.
WISeID Personal Cloud provides trusted digital identities via mobile and desktop Apps for individuals and corporations performing confidential transactions on open Internet. The WISeID Cloud App is a set of online tools to empower the user by providing secure, authenticated, private digital identification and personal data storage on a Secure Vault on the Cloud. The App enables users to protect and sync their data and passwords across their personal mobile devices. The partnership with Andorra Telecom guarantees that the encrypted personal authentication key is stored in Andorra Telecom Data Centers in the Principality of Andorra. The WISeID Personal Cloud App is free but users will be requested to pay for incremental Personal Cloud storage usage. The recent awareness about e-mail security made Telcos to announce the future implementation of encryption solutions in their services. Additionally, WISeKey technology is based on industry standards for PKI, as S/MIME, being the base for legally recognized digital signatures.
“WISeKey launched the Personal Cloud concept during the last year World Economic Forum in Davos. WiseKey is predicting that personal clouds will move to the gravity center from application-centric to personal centric models where users will retake the control of their personal data. Gone are the days of huge centralized clouds and ID metasystems with no respect to personal data. The trend WISeKey is launching this year in cooperation with Andorra Telecom via the joint project is a special version of WISeID Personal Clouds designed to complement Andorra Telecom cyber security services”, said Carlos Moreira, Founder/CEO, WISeKey.
“We are very proud of this strategic partnership between WISeKey and Andorra Telecom as this new service is really about providing a diversification of our product portfolio to our customers. Our joint products will increase the Cybersecurity offering by applying measures to ensure confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data in our Principality” said Jordi Nadal Bentadé, CEO of Andorra Telecom.
About Andorra Telecom
Andorra Telecom is the incumbent and state owned operator that manages and operates the telecommunications services exclusively in the Principality of Andorra – fixed line, mobile, data transmission, Internet, national broadcasting networks related to radio and Terrestrial Digital Television (TDT).  On December 2014 Andorra Telecom has been ranked number 1 on Ranking of Countries Mobile Networks SS7 Security*. On November 2014 the Principality of Andorra became the first country to have 100% coverage on optical fiber and to turn down Adsl from its portfolio. Those goals aim to provide state-of-the-art telecom and media services to its customers with the fastest and securest communications services.
* http://ss7map.p1sec.com/ranking_country/
About WISeKey
Established in 1999 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, WISeKey is a leading Cyber Security company, providing specialized technologies for trusted digital identities for people, objects and mobiles, personal clouds and authentication to secure communications and transactions without compromising trust. WISeKey Swiss bunker.
 
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