News & events

Release of SafeSign Identity Client version 3.8.0.0 for Windows, MacOS and Linux

August 26, 2022

Arnhem, August 2022 – We are happy to announce that AET Europe released a new SafeSign Identity Client version. AET Europe, the leading vendor of solutions around strong digital identities, launches the new generation of their smartcard middleware product SafeSign Identity Client version 3.8.0.0. This next version has the following …
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Identities in the metaverse: what it could mean for your brand or business

July 21, 2022

While the metaverse (also known as web 3.0) is still in its early stages, it raises many questions about the future of physical and digital identities and authentication online and offline. One of the most urgent questions is how can individuals, products, services and companies represent themselves online and offline? What does an identity mean in this next phase of the internet? And where is the line blurring between physical and digital?

Release of BlueX 7.0

July 14, 2022

We, AET Europe, proudly announce BlueX 7.0. This latest release includes several new features, including moving to 64-bits, Post Issuance QSCD, support for Single-Wire printers, updated support for HSMs slot labels, conditional views and supporting (3rd party) software updates, bugfixes and security patches. 

AET obtained the ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certificate this month

May 27, 2022

AET obtained the ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 certificate this month. Obtaining these certifications confirms that our information security and quality policies complies with personal data laws, regulations and quality standards and is in line with the ISO 27001 and ISO 9001 standard.

How can we improve email security?

April 11, 2022

As cyberattacks increase in number and sophistication, João Paulo Foini of business and IT consultancy Foini Consultores considers email security. And how the S/MIME protocol can play a key role in improving protection.

How does Log4Shell works and what steps do you need to take?

December 15, 2021

Last weekend, a critical vulnerability has been found in Apache Log4j, also named Log4Shell (formally known as CVE-2021-44228). Many web applications and other systems globally use this software which could cause serious damage in a very short timeframe. What is Log4J? Log4J is a widely used component in all kinds …
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Release of SafeSign Identity Client version 3.7 for Microsoft, MacOS and Linux

September 21, 2021

Arnhem, September 2021 – AET announces the launch of the next generation of SafeSign Identity Client version 3.7, introducing QSCD support. AET Europe, the leading vendor of solutions in the area of strong digital identities, is announcing the launch of the new generation of their leading product SafeSign Identity Client, …
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YouTube Episode 3: Quantum Key Distribution

September 10, 2021

After the second video, where Phil Zimmermann explained the concept of ‘Secure Enclaves’ and how we can use them in our organisations, he now returns to the topic of Quantum Cryptography. In this third episode below he talks you through the advantages and disadvantages of ‘Quantum Key Distribution’.

How does digital authentication work? And how can you implement it securely in your organisation?

August 13, 2021

In times of digital transformation, new innovations follow each other at lightning speed. For years, we saw improvement upon improvement in computers and components, and everything had to be faster and newer. More recently, attention has shifted to which technical components can contribute to a better overall solution to increase digital resilience. And authentication plays a crucial role in this. This blog explains the concept of authentication and how you can implement it securely in your organisation.

Youtube Episode 2: Secure Enclaves

June 04, 2021

In this second video, Phil Zimmermann explains the concept of ‘Secure Enclaves’ and how we can use them in our business. 

In this episode below he talks you through the past, current and future use of this concept.

Announcement AET Security Topics

April 09, 2021

Because we believe in sharing information for the greater good with the PKI community, we started AET Security Topics.

On a regular basis, we will share videos on our socials, about the topics that matter. For example, Quantum Computing, Digital Signatures, Security Enclaves and so on. Technical topics explained easily, by our experts including Phil Zimmermann.

Phil Zimmermann creates ‘AET Security Topics’

April 08, 2021

Phil Zimmermann, Distinguished Engineer at Advanced Encryption Technology (AET) Europe B.V., recently created AET Security Topics, an initiative to share AET’s and Phil’s knowledge on exciting high-tech security topics.

Philip R. Zimmermann is the creator of Pretty Good Privacy (PGP), is one of the Top 50 Tech Visionaries of the last 50 years (PC World) and is inducted into the Internet’s Society’s Internet Hall of Fame.

What is quantum computing and how will it affect your organisation?

January 15, 2021

During this time of digital transformation, new innovations are appearing at lightning speed. For years, we’ve seen improvements in computers with manufacturers aiming for everything to be faster and faster. Now, they’re deeply engaged in a race to make quantum computers widely available. These quantum computers will outstrip the performance of existing supercomputers, but also introduce threats to people and businesses.

A world without passwords – is it closer than we think?

October 09, 2020

In this time of increased homeworking, we’re constantly using passwords – whether it’s to set up a conference call, log into business applications or share information. But does this need to be the case? Could we work securely without passwords? Let’s first look at passwords and their vulnerabilities before considering …
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How to manage your TLS certificates under Google’s new rules?

August 10, 2020

From September 1st 2020, major web browsers will block TLS certificates that have a validity period of longer than 398 days (approximately 13 months). If you use TLS certificates on your website(s), as most organisations do, this could have a significant impact for you. Managing them will become much more …
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