Contract 'Gpg4all' 2015

October 2015 - July 2017


Software improvement were directly made 'in upstream', so that Gpg4win 3.0 release candidates included the Outlook-Plugin with OpenPGP/MIME and Exchange-support, the updated crypto engine GnuPG with elliptic curve cryptography and an improved crypto expert interface.

The research about about OpenPGP crypto usage for web applications and Android was published August 2016 under a CC-BY-SA license directly by the BSI (in German):



Principal BSI

In 2015 the German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) contracted Intevation and g10 Code for the 'Gpg4all' project. The public tender was published in April, work started in October.


The German companies Intevation GmbH and g10 code GmbH are the main technical drivers behind Gpg4win and GnuPG. For the tasks at hand they have secured additional expertise and help by the following subcontractors:


Prefered: via the public channels of Gpg4win or GnuPG.

Alternatively send email to the project manager Emanuel (69A911FC) or his deputy Bernhard (EFF5D42A) from Intevation. Encryption appreciated. ;-)

Gpg4all2015 (last edited 2017-09-15 08:07:28 by bernhard)