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Remco Coenen Connectis

New CEO Connectis

Remco Coenen starts 1 November   As of 1 November, Remco Coenen is taking the helm at Connectis, one of the Netherlands’ biggest suppliers of secure log-in solutions. Remco succeeds Roelof Meijer, SIDN’s Chief Executive, who has also been acting as interim CEO at Connectis. Under Coenen’s guidance, Connectis aims to take the next step…

New office for Connectis in Rotterdam

We have moved! Online Identification is becoming more and more important. This is also something that we notice by the growth of our organisation. That is why we have moved to a new office in the Weena Tower on the first of July. We look forward to expanding our services in this modern, well-known building in…

Market for digital identities boosted as Connectis and SIDN join forces

On January the 1st, SIDN – the company behind all .nl domain names – acquired a majority stake in Connectis. Connectis is one of the Netherlands’ biggest suppliers of secure log-in solutions, processing millions of log-in transactions a year. The Connectis-SIDN link-up represents a big boost for the digital identities market. It opens the way…

910/2014… better known as eIDAS

By September 2018 the European legislation 910/2014 will take effect. It allows all European citizens and businesses to use their own national eID in the other European countries. That of course makes life a lot easier. Public services, such as applying for a birth certificate or parking permit will become digitally accessible to Europeans residing…

Programming lessons for primary school children in Rotterdam

Connectis, SIDN and TU Delft, three large players in the fields of safe log-in software, internet, and scientific research, respectively, will be teaching all primary school children in Rotterdam to program. This provides a response to changes in the labour market, in which the shortage of programmers is growing, while, at the same time, jobs are disappearing due…

Martijn Kaag steps back as CEO of Connectis

The founder of Connectis, Martijn Kaag, stepped back as CEO of our company on 1 October, as agreed during the acquisition by SIDN. He will be focusing more on his family and – through his foundation – on sustainable environmental and climate projects. Roelof Meijer, CEO of SIDN will temporarily take over his tasks until…

Programming lessons already given to nine hundred primary school kids in Rotterdam

Since May, Connectis, SIDN and TU Delft have been making programming lessons available to all primary schools in Rotterdam. Out of the two-hundred-plus primaries in the city, forty have so far taken up the offer. Students from TU Delft have already delivered sessions for about nine hundred youngsters in years 5 to 8. Structured thinking:…

Connecting Europe with eIDAS

The Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) of the European Union is organising an event on 7 December 2017 in the Concert Noble, Brussels. The objective of this event is to showcase concrete examples of how the CEF building blocks (eDelivery, eInvoicing, eID, eSignature and eTranslation) successfully contribute to creating a Digital Single Market. Representatives and panellists from the…

Vacancy: Java Software Developer

Senior Java Developer (Bucharest) Job description   Senior Java Developer – Break out of old routines If you are a creative Java software developer and you dream of a company where you can spend more time writing new code and less time fighting bureaucratic procedures, then we want to hear from you! Clean, secure programming…

FAQ from schools

Voor wie zijn de lessen bestemd? De lessen worden aangeboden op alle basisscholen in Rotterdam en omgeving. De lessen zijn geschikt voor groep 5 tot en met 8. Wie geven de lessen? De lessen worden verzorgd door studenten van de TU Delft. Liefst gaat steeds dezelfde student naar de school zodat hij of zij de…

Whitepapers and blogs

Trust Frameworks for Identity Systems

What is a trust framework? What is it used for? Why is it important? And what goes into a trust framework? Our colleague Esther Makaay, eID specialist at Connectis and SIDN, wrote a paper together with Tom Smedinghoff and Don Thibeau setting out a clear description of trust frameworks and their role in governing an identity…

Webinar

Webinar eIDAS

On ​11 ​january ​2018, Connectis ​hosted a ​webinar on the orders of the European Commission.  On September 29, 2018 European Regulation 910/2014 will take effect. By then, European citizens must be able to log into your public services with their own national eID. In the webinar,  ​we explain ​eIDAS ​and the process of connecting to…