• Germany — Land of Ideas 2008
  • European Information Security Award 2004
  • IT Security Award NRW 2004
  • TeleTrusT Special Award 2004

Germany — Land of Ideas 2008

CrypTool is a Selected Landmark in the Land of Ideas 2008. In 2008, a leap year, the biggest German nationwide event series "365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas" presented 365 plus 1 landmarks that shape Germany’s future. The event series "365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas" is a project of Germany – Land of Ideas, a joint nation-branding initiative by Germany’s Federal Government and the private sector, represented by the Federation of German Industries (BDI) and Deutsche Bank.

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CrypTool was awarded the Selected Landmark in the section Science & Technology as a project with innovative ideas, courage for the future as well as sustained activity of implementation. The term "landmark" is used to describe initiatives that develop and create innovations and ideas.
The result of the CrypTool project is now used in many universities and in many companies worldwide. The project was presented at a big public event at the University of Siegen on July, 22nd, 2008. The Institute of Information Systems at the University of Siegen was the awarded landmark. Click here for more information.

European Information Security Award 2004

CrypTool was a finalist at the European Information Security Award 2004 (EISA 2004) in the category Education and Training. This award was given at the conference RSA-Europe in Barcelona, hosted by RSA Security Inc. It is the largest European IT Security conference.

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IT Security Award NRW 2004

Nov. 11, 2004: CrypTool and the Institute of Information Systems (University of Siegen) received the IT Security Award NRW 2004 at the 3rd IT-Sicherheitstag NRW in the category Education (eLearning / knowledge transfer in cryptology). The German-language conference "3rd IT-Sicherheitstag NRW" was held in Duesseldorf and hosted by the Ministry of Economics of Northrine-Westphalia and by the initiative

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TeleTrusT Special Award

Sep. 29, 2004: At the ISSE conference the CrypTool project and its head Prof. Bernhard Esslinger were conferred the TeleTrusT Special Award for education in cryptography and promoting acceptance, awareness and understanding of cryptographic methods. The conference ISSE 2004 was held in Berlin, hosted by TeleTrusT and EEMA. It is the second largest IT security conference in Europe.

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