• 14 December 2015, 0 Comments
    Several interviews with experts in free software and open source: Jürgen Neumann (, Open Hardware Initiative), Volker Grassmuck (author of "Freie Software"), Mario Behling (FOSSASIA, OpenTechSummit), Frederik Kramer (CEO initOS).
  • 11 December 2015, 0 Comments
    It is common knowledge that passwords will not survive the 21st century, due to their inherent weaknesses (Forbes, Wired, CNET).
  • 07 December 2015, 12 Comments
    You may have heard about BadUSB which is an attack on ordinary USB thumbdrives. The attack exploits the fact that the firmware of ordinary USB devices may not be protected and can be reprogrammed (or “flashed") without any protection. This allows the attacker to infect a USB device by flashing malicious firmware.
  • 03 December 2015, 0 Comments
    Are you curious how Nitrokeys are produced? Did you ever wonder why Nitrokeys are produced in Germany instead of Asia? Our manufacturer answers these and other interesting topics in a video interview (German with English subtitles) which we publish as part of our ongoing crowdfunding campaign. If you enjoy the video, please support our campaign for the new Nitrokey Storage.  
  • 23 November 2015, 2 Comments
    The first revision of the Nitrokey HSM introduces several sophisticated key management features:
  • 20 November 2015, 0 Comments
    Our Crowdfunding Campaign for the Nitrokey Storage has been started two days ago. What did we achieve so far? We collected almost €7,000 which is 11% of the funding goal of €60,000 already. A big thank you to all contributors! I'm especially proud that three well known activists tweeted about our campaign:
  • 18 November 2015, 4 Comments
    The long-anticipated Nitrokey Storage is almost ready for production and to make it happen we need your preorder now!
  • 12 November 2015, 0 Comments
    We have been developing the Nitrokey Storage for a few years already and we are proud to announce that we are now approaching the final stage. The next step is production, for which we will launch a crowdfunding campaign next week on Wednesday 18th. Your support is crucial to Nitrokey’s success: Next Wednesday we will need you to preorder, as well as promote the campaign to your friends and colleagues. Please save the date and be a part of the campaign’s success.
  • 02 October 2015, 10 Comments
    “Nitrokey is capable of functioning properly and securely” - That is one of the final conclusions of an intense security review performed by security experts from the auditing company Cure53. A team of software security and hardware security experts under the lead of Dr.-Ing. Mario Heiderich analyzed the Nitrokey Storage hardware and firmware as well as the Nitrokey App over a period of eleven days.
  • 28 September 2015, 10 Comments
    As the founder of Nitrokey I am very proud of what we have managed to achieve so far with our four new Nitrokey models. But the hard work is not yet over, and we are already working towards our next goal: Nitrokey Storage