Build38 is selected for the participation in the Swiss KICKSTART program 2020 edition

Build38 was selected after various rounds of pitching and presenting to be part of the 2020 cohort of the renowned Swiss accelerator program KICKSTART. This is for me a great honor but even more a great opportunity to conquer the Swiss market and show industry leaders like AXA, Mobiliar, Swisscom, PostFinance and others what Build38 and its Application Kit and Threat Insights can do.

Having worked for years in Switzerland I know that the entry barrier in such a mature market that values privacy and security tremendously high is hard. Your solution must be groomed to the needs of the Financial Service Industry of the country and then is ready to scale externally as well.

KICKSTART is different to other accelerators as it values PoCs and Co-Development above anything else. For us having a leading technology already a great way to extend services and build the envisioned platform for secure and easy-to-use app development further.

Needless to say, we are going to Zurich fully motivated and teaming tech and business development to get the most out of the program for us and the partners.

While myself and Joaquin did the pitching and started the program, Christoph and Marc will also take part and extend the local / virtual team.

Bear with us for news on features and use cases coming out of these labs!


CYSEC and Build38 partner to streamline the secure deployment of Mobile App Security and Threat Protection

Lausanne - Switzerland, Singapore, Munich - Germany – June 4th, 2020

Build38 GmbH, the global provider of Mobile Application Security made in Germany, is partnering with CYSEC SA from Switzerland to offer a fully-integrated solution combining mobile and backend deployments for Enterprise customers.

Mobile app fraud is on the rise with a 70% increase year over year, jeopardizing business models, revenue streams and endangering customer data and company secrets. Build38 has developed an app shielding and mobile threat detection solution for the hardening of apps , identification of attacks and prevention of fraud. The Build38 solution is available as a service and protects mobile applications across various industries including automotive, banking, insurance, public transportation and healthcare.

Cryptography and secure key-generation are the key enablers of the innovative and cutting-edge next generation AI-based app protection and management platform called T.A.K (Trusted Application Kit).

While the security application is executed on the smartphone, the use of a backend fully delivers intelligence and attack resilience. While some Build38 customers choose to run it on the public cloud, depending on the region, some decide to deploy it in a dedicated environment as the application is considered security-critical, following the larger trend of the hybrid cloud model. The hybrid cloud approach consists of running all sensitive software in a separate environment (in a secured cloud or in a physical server) that provides better protection and more control. Safer deployments may also be required to comply to national regulations specifying that certain data cannot leave the country or must be handled following strict security standards.

In order to build and deploy a security-sensitive application with critical data in the backend, an organization must integrate a range of security tools and components. Such patchwork solutions are today difficult to manage, hard to scale, and prone to security weaknesses. The market lacks an all-inclusive, certified and integrated cybersecurity solution.

CYSEC provides such an all-inclusive cybersecurity solution that integrates all the components needed to deploy rapidly a secured backend infrastructure. This is achieved by integrating all the security components in a unique certified appliance that abstracts the application layer by running containerized software using the modern virtualization tools like Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

As a result, ARCA offers an unprecedented combination of security performance and ease of deployment, allowing companies to benefit from the best protection without changing the tools they currently use.

It was natural for CYSEC and Build38 to enter into a partner agreement. Both companies are joining forces to integrate the T.A.K application into the secured environment ARCA and offer it as a fully integrated and ready-to-use package, either on premises on a physical ARCA server or as a service from the CYSEC datacentre in Switzerland.

The joint solution will combine the benefits of the Build38 mobile app protection with the secured backend implementation on ARCA streamlining the efforts for deploying them.

 

Christian Schläger, CEO at Build38 GmbH: “We’re delighted to be able to offer to our customers a fully-integrated package of our T.A.K. application on the ARCA backend infrastructure. We want to be able to provide the implementation model that suits the best our customers needs, being on the cloud or on premises. We‘re having more and more requests for deployments on premises and ARCA beats all competition by offering a secured backend infrastructure without the pain that usually goes with it.”

Patrick Trinkler, CEO at CYSEC SA said: “Mobile security is definitely a burning issue for many industries and the Build38 in-app protection provides a compelling solution. We’re very happy to offer Build38 customers a secured and compliant backend implementation of the T.A.K. application with the same process and efforts as deploying it on a public cloud.”

 

About Build38 GmbH

Build38 is a global provider of mobile application protection solutions. Its Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) represents a new generation of app-hardening technologies that protects apps from known and unknown attacks and opens the market to new digital business models. Build38 protects applications across various industries including automotive, financial, public transport and health care. Build38 is headquartered in Munich with global offices in Barcelona and Singapore. The company is a spin out of Giesecke + Devrient and ranks among the best IT Security startups in Germany. For further information about Build38 visit www.build38.com

About CYSEC SA

CYSEC SA is a cybersecurity company based at the EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne, Switzerland, whose mission is to shorten the time-to-market of innovative services by facilitating their integration into a secured IT environment. In order to achieve its mission, CYSEC developed a general-purpose security platform called ARCA able to store data and execute applications in a Trusted Environment. By lowering down the barriers to protect data and software, CYSEC enables its customers to benefit from a whole new level of flexibility and agility which is a game-changer today considering the fast-pace at which security and business requirements evolve. CYSEC focuses on the provision of its cybersecurity solutions in four vertical sectors, namely financial services, IoT, space and telecoms. For more information, please visit www.cysec.systems


CYSEC und Build38 gehen Partnerschaft ein, um Lösungen zum Schutz mobiler Anwendungen voranzutreiben

Lausanne – Schweiz, Singapur, München - Deutschland – 4. Juni, 2020

Die Build38 GmbH, ein globaler Anbieter von Lösungen zum Schutz mobiler Anwendungen, und CYSEC SA, ein Schweizer Cybersecurity Unternehmen, kündigen eine strategische Zusammenarbeit an.

Build38 kombiniert eine KI-Plattform und stärkstes App-Shielding für Anwendungen, welches mobile B2B- und B2C-Kanäle vor Betrug schützt und die Einhaltung von Vorschriften erleichtert. Die Build38-Lösung ist als Service verfügbar und schützt Anwendungen in verschiedenen Branchen, darunter Automotive, Financial Services, öffentlicher Verkehr und Gesundheitswesen. Build38 nutzt darfür sein Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K.-Lösung) um mobile Anwendungen zu schützen und vertraut dabei auf modernste Kryptographie und die sichere Generierung von Schlüsseln.

Obwohl die Sicherheitsanwendung auf dem mobilen Gerät ausgeführt wird, muss auch die Verbindung zum Backend gesichert werden, um vollständige Sicherheit zu gewährleisten. In Situationen, in denen eine Anwendung als sicherheitskritisch eingestuft wird, ist es deshalb wichtig, die Anwendung in einer sicheren Umgebung bereitzustellen. Ein solcher Hybrid-Cloud-Ansatz besteht darin, die vertrauliche Software in einer separaten Umgebung (in einer gesicherten Cloud oder auf einem physischen Server) auszuführen, um einen besseren Schutz und mehr Kontrolle zu ermöglichen. Solch sicherere Bereitstellungen können auch erforderlich sein, um nationale Vorschriften und Sicherheitsstandards einzuhalten.

CYSEC bietet einen gesicherten Server namens «ARCA» an,  auf welchem kritische Software ausgeführt und vertrauliche Daten gespeichert werden kann. Diese Lösung eignet sich auch für die Generierung und Speicherung kryptografischer Schlüssel. ARCA bietet somit eine beispiellose Kombination aus Sicherheitsleistung und einfacher Bereitstellung, sodass Unternehmen leicht vom besten Schutz profitieren können.

CYSEC und Build38 möchten nun zusammenarbeiten, um die T.A.K-Anwendung im gesicherten ARCA-server zu integrieren. Die gemeinsame Lösung kombiniert die Vorteile des Build38-Schutzes für mobile Applikationen mit der gesicherten Backend-Implementierung auf ARCA.

Christian Schläger, CEO der Build38 GmbH: „Wir freuen uns, unseren Kunden die T.A.K. Anwendung auf dem gesicherten Server «ARCA» anbieten zu können. Somit können wir unseren Kunden die beste Sicherheit liefern – egal in welchem Modell Sie Ihre Anwendung bereitstellen möchten.“

Patrick Trinkler, CEO von CYSEC SA, sagte: Mobile Sicherheit ist ein brennendes Problem in vielen Branchen und der In-App-Schutz von Build38 bietet dafür eine überzeugende Lösung. Wir freuen uns deshalb sehr, Build38-Kunden eine sichere und datenschutzkonforme Backend-Implementierung der T.A.K. Anwendung bereitzustellen. Kunden von Build38 können somit ab jetzt vom Schutz modernster Sicherheitshardware und aller kryptografischen Funktionen unserer ARCA-Plattform profitieren!

Über Build38:

Build38 ist ein globaler Anbieter von Lösungen zum Schutz mobiler Anwendungen. Sein Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K.-Lösung) kombiniert KI-Plattform und stärkstes App-Shielding für Anwendungen, welches mobile B2B- und B2C-Kanäle vor Betrug schützt und die Einhaltung von Vorschriften erleichtert. Es ermöglicht ebenso neue Anwendungsfälle wie auch neue digitale Geschäftsmodelle. Build38 schützt Anwendungen in verschiedenen Branchen, darunter Automobil, Finanzen, öffentlicher Verkehr und Gesundheitswesen. Build38 hat seinen Hauptsitz in München und unterhält Niederlassungen in Barcelona und Singapur.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.build38.com

Über CYSEC SA

CYSEC SA ist ein Cybersicherheitsunternehmen mit Sitz im EPFL Innovation Park in Lausanne, Schweiz, dessen Aufgabe es ist, die Markteinführungszeit innovativer Dienste zu verkürzen, indem deren Integration in eine gesicherte IT-Umgebung erleichtert wird. Dafür hat CYSEC eine universelle Sicherheitsplattform namens ARCA entwickelt, mit der Daten gespeichert und Anwendungen in einer vertrauenswürdigen Umgebung ausgeführt werden können. Diese Lösung  ermöglicht es Unternehmen, von einem völlig neuen Maß an Flexibilität und Agilität zu profitieren. Das ist angesichts des rasanten Tempos, mit dem sich Sicherheits- und Geschäftsanforderungen entwickeln, von grundlegender Bedeutung. CYSEC konzentriert sich auf die Bereitstellung seiner Cybersicherheitslösungen in vier vertikalen Sektoren: Finanzdienstleistungen, IoT, Raumfahrt und Telekommunikation.

Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.cysec.systems


TeleTrusT Special Offer: Complimentary Mobile Security Solution „Be first to get your customers back“

Dr. Christian Schlaeger, CEO & Co-Founder of Build38 Build38 wants to support TeleTrust partners and other companies in a difficult economic time to quickly implement their mobile applications and digitization efforts. We see every day that the mobile app becomes the preferred access and contact with your customers. We are your service and solution provider in difficult times: Focus on the app and the interaction with your customers, and we provide the security. So you are faster on the market and save time and resources, so that your customers can rely on you – who you rely on #BuildonBuild38.

Our offer for you until 15.7.2020: Start a PoC of the Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) with us and get free access to your personalized development and test platform on our Build38 Cloud. You get personalized and specially secured SDK components for up to 2 apps (each on iOS and Android). Our DevOps team will support you with up to 3 days of integration support. You also get access to the documentation, learning materials and code examples for the fastest app integration available on the market! Go live with the apps in the App Store until the end of June 2020 and get 3 more months of free use of the Build38 T.A.K Cloud platform.

T.A.K protects your mobile app and your customers’ data against attacks. Access to sensitive data, storage and transmission of data is protected by T.A.K. We support companies in implementing their security requirements for apps more quickly in order to gain satisfied customers on the market faster. Your security and compliance teams always have a detailed overview of how your apps are being used in the field and can intervene with appropriate measures at any time.

T.A.K Mobile Security SDK and platform is made by developers for developers, with the goal of easy integration into your Android and iOS projects. You no longer need special expertise in cyber security, which makes development faster and more efficient. Our security as a service approach keeps app security always up-to-date.

Not part of the offering is the Trusted Governance Kit T.G.K. the GRC solution for app monitoring and management. If you have any questions, please contact us.

Build38 is a global cyber-security company with customers from various industries, such as finance and insurance, automotive, health care, and more.

Contact us directly: servus@build38.com 


TeleTrusT Angebot: Mobile Security SDK und Plattform kostenfrei für 4 Monate „Seien Sie schneller wieder bei Ihren Kunden – mit sicheren mobilen Anwendungen!“

Wir möchten in einer wirtschaftlich schwierigen Zeit TeleTrusT Partnern und anderen Unternehmen bei der schnellen Umsetzung Ihrer mobilen Anwendungen und Digitalisierungsbestrebungen unterstützen. Wir sehen täglich, dass die mobile App der favorisierte Zugang und Kontakt mit Ihren Kunden wird. Wir sind ihr Service und Lösungsprovider in schwierigen Zeiten: Fokussieren sie sich auf die App und die Interaktion mit Ihren Kunden, und wir sorgen für die Sicherheit. So sind sie schneller am Markt und sparen Zeit und Ressourcen, damit Ihre Kunden sich auf Sie verlassen können – den Sie verlassen sich auf #BuildOnBuild38.

Unser Angebot bis 15.7.2020: Starten Sie einen PoC des Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) mit uns und erhalten Sie kostenfrei Zugang zu Ihrer personalisierten Entwicklungs- und Testplattform auf unserer Build38 Cloud. Für Ihre Apps erhalten Sie personalisierte und speziell gesicherte SDK Komponenten für bis zu 2 Apps (jeweils auf iOS und Android). Unser DevOps Team unterstützt sie mit bis zu 3 Tagen Integrationssupport. Außerdem erhalten Sie Zugang zur Doku, den Lernmaterialen und Code Beispiele für die schnellste App-Integration, die es am Markt gibt! Gehen Sie bis Ende Juni 2020 mit den Apps im App Store live erhalten Sie 3 weitere Monate kostenlose Nutzung der Build38 T.A.K Cloud Plattform.

T.A.K schützt Ihre mobile App und die Daten Ihrer Kunden vor Angriffen. Der Zugang zu sensitiven Daten, die Ablage und die Übertragung von Daten wird durch T.A.K geschützt. Wir unterstützen Unternehmen dabei, Ihre Sicherheitsanforderungen für Apps schneller umzusetzen, um dadurch schneller am Markt zufriedene Kunden zu gewinnen. Ihre Sicherheits- und Compliance-Teams haben jederzeit den detaillierten Überblick, wie Ihre Apps im Feld genutzt werden, und können jederzeit mit entsprechenden Maßnahmen eingreifen.

T.A.K Mobile Security SDK und Plattform ist von Entwicklern für Entwicklern gemacht, mit dem Ziel eine einfache Integration in ihre Android und iOS Projekte zu ermöglichen. Sie benötigen keine spezielle Expertise für Cyber-Sicherheit mehr, wodurch schnelleres und effizienteres Entwickeln möglich wird. Unsere Security as a Service Ansatz hält die App-Sicherheit ständig aktuell.

Nicht Teil des Angebots ist das Trusted Governance Kit T.G.K. die GRC Lösung für App Monitoring und Management. Bei Fragen dazu, sprechen Sie uns an.

Build38 ist ein weltweites tätiges Cyber-Security Unternehmen mit Kunden aus unterschiedlichen Industrien, wie zum Beispiel Finanz- und Versicherungswesen, Automobilbranche, Gesundheit.

Ihr direkter Kontakt: servus@build38.com


Business continuity during COVID-19 outbreak

Dear all,

The challenges we all face currently with the COVID-19 outbreak can not be faced alone. Build38 has been working against the COVID-19 impacts right from the start helping our customers in China, having colleagues and an office in Singapore and now being indirectly affected with the teams in Munich and Barcelona.

As a result, we have strengthened two areas for our customers:

 

  • Security as a Service – integrating new features and functions for you so you can concentrate on your main business and leaving constant security and compliance to us
  • Full-service provider – integrating app development capabilities with our certified partner to offer you the complete solution and support you need from the front end (App) to your backend, SIEM integration and

For our colleagues and their families, we have strengthened the already existing possibilities for home office and flexible work time. The health of our team and their loved ones is extremely important to us. All non-essential travel has also been suspended, and all internal and external meetings will take place virtually. We understand this may impact some planned meetings, but we hope that all participants understand the gravity of the current situation.

As a company we have taken the necessary measures and updated our planning to fight the economic challenges. All our s Christian Schlaeger Build38 ystems are cloud-based and are fully automated, so we can reassure you that our service delivery functions will continue without disruption. Our staff remains available via the known virtual channels.

We stay sharp and vigilant to help our customers worldwide with the best service from Singapore to Barcelona and support our current pilots and PoCs and everyone interested in getting into the mobile market to stay in business.

We from Build38 wish you all to stay healthy and thank you for your understanding.

Yours,

Dr. Christian Schläger
Managing Director (CEO) & Co-Founder


Build38 Closes an Exceptional 2019, Exhibits at RSA Conference and Continues its Commercial Expansion

MUNICHMarch 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Build38, the global provider of Mobile Application Security made in Germany, closes 2019 at a new high with a total order intake in the single-digit million Euros. As the first full financial year for the company, this gives an encouraging message that its solutions and services are finding the way to market. With existing commercial references in Automotive, Financial Industry, Mobility, and Digital Identity, 2020 is going to be the year for the scaling in those verticals and further growth.

To continue supporting that commercial expansion, Build38 was present as an exhibitor at the RSA Conference in San Francisco, taking place on the last week of February. For almost 30 years, RSA Conference has been a driving force behind the world's cybersecurity agenda. The central point where people from around the world gather to share, learn and grow. Build38 welcomed current, and future, customers, partners, and investors at its booth and had breakthrough discussions and showcased beyond the cutting edge in-App protection capabilities, its Mobile Threat Detection and Analytics latest developments.

The young company was also featured in Europe last week as one of the 12 startup companies selected for the semi-final for the 4YFN Award competition.

As part of the commercial expansion, Build38 has signed agreements for the provision of their solutions and services with several partners, including markets like GermanySpainBulgariaAustriaPhilippinesSingapore and Taiwan. Adding to the existing agreements, the reach of Build38 grows steadily.

About Build38

Build38 is a global provider of mobile application protection solutions. Its Trusted Application Kit (T.A.K) solution combines AI-platform and strongest app shielding technology which protects B2B and B2C mobile channels from fraud and reduces your compliance risk exposure. It also enables new use cases and opens the market for new digital business models. Build38 protects applications across various industries including automotive, financial, public transport and health care. Build38 is headquartered in Munich with global offices in Barcelona and Singapore.

For further information about Build38 visit www.build38.com


Business Insider News: Build38 Closes an Exceptional 2019 and Will Be Exhibiting at RSA Conference...

Build38 was mentioned in the news apropos our year end financials and the traction our young company already gained in 2019.

Read more on Business Insider Markets:

https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/


Build38 selected for the 4YFN Awards competition at Mobile World Congress

Build38 is extremely honored to have been selected together with 12 other innovative young companies to compete for the 4YFN (4 Years From Now) Award. The Award, a highlight event that is part of the Mobile World Congress and Mobile World Capital Barcelona activities.

At Mobile World Congress, the largest mobile event in the world that brings together the latest innovations and leading-edge technology alongside today’s most influential visionaries, Build38 will have a prominent showcase. Combining the presence at the State of Bavaria Pavilion in Fira Gran Via with a booth and the participation as one of the 12 innovative young companies selected at the MWC startup event, the 4YFN Award competition. The semi-finals will take place on the 24th of February and the Final on the 26th, both at the Fira Montjuïc Exhibition Hall in Barcelona.

The Build38 team is excited to deliver a memorable pitch and show how Apps can enable service providers to have additional revenue through new use-cases and reduce fraud in the mobile channel.


Joaquín M. Fernández Barreiro

Joaquín M. Fernández Barreiro

Managing Director Build38 Iberia

Head of Product Development and Operations

Never underestimate a friendly smile and a patient listener – especially not if his job is somewhat called “Dev Ops”. His patience and sense of timing, discretion and enduring leadership are part of his irresistable super power skills. A deep understanding for mobile security in code make Joaquín an innovative digital thinker and an excellent manager for B38 Iberia.