Information technologies
Certification in Accordance with EIDAS Regulation

Certification in Accordance with EIDAS Regulation

Author: SIQ SIQ Ljubljana was awarded accreditation for certification in accordance with Regulation (EU) No. 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (EIDAS) in line with the relevant ETSI standards. The EIDAS Regulation was adopted with the aim of enhancing trust in electronic transactions in the internal market. It provides a common basis for secure electronic interactions between citizens, businesses, and public...
Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things

Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things

Author: Miha Ozimek, MSc. The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new method of facilitating communication between participants engaged in electronic transactions. Cybersecurity is also becoming one of the key elements in device management. The secure, high-quality setup and management of IT infrastructures and applications is paramount as the complexity and diversity of information systems, especially the Internet of Things, also increases the number of...
Information Security is no Longer a Free Choice

Information Security is no Longer a Free Choice

Author: Andrej Rakar, PhD. Increasing IT system connectivity and inter-organisation data flow place the provision of suitable data protection increasingly as a primary challenge. The greater mobility of employees and information spread can quickly change access from “anyplace and anytime” to “anyone and anything”. According to independent research, more than 80% of all security incidents occur pursuant to employees whose negligence and...
Verification under PCI DSS standards

Verification under PCI DSS standards

Author: Miha Ozimek, MSc. In 2016, SIQ was approved by the PCI Security Standards Council for verification under PCI DSS standards and thus became the first organisation in South-Eastern Europe to conduct such verification. The approval was obtained for technical verification of system safety (ASV – Approved Scanning Vendor) and system audits (QSA – Qualified Security Assessor). Preparations to obtain the approval lasted more than two years, during which time a great...