• Nexans

    High security standards
    for the automobile industry

Sustainable automotive projects using TISAX-conformity

Nexans autoelectric operates with over 11,000 employees in four continents and has thereby a strong foot print in the global market. As system and development supplier, the international group of companies provides mainly the premium vehicles with drive cablings and components for vehicle wiring systems and assistance systems. The close collaboration in the development team results in the high security requirements: Since 2017, the majority of automobile groups require from its business partners to adhere to the TISAX-Standards (Trusted Information Security Assessment Exchange). T-Systems Multimedia Solutions consulted, trained and conducted the required audits in Nexans autoelectric for the implementation of standard.


Customer benefits


Competitive and sustainable automotive projects due to TISAX-conformity

 

Technical reliability and high information security

 

Increased process transparency in the project management

 

„Thanks to extensive workshops and the TISAX-audits of TSMMS, we could fulfill the requirements of large automobile manufacturers with respect to information security. This is also an important prerequisite to secure our strong position in the market even for coming years."

Stefan Kuhnle, Manager IT, Nexans autoelectric

 

 

 

Reference overview


Task

Consulting for high information security standards and conceptual support to establish the conformity with the TISAX-requirements.

Solution

Workshops, audits, the establishment of risk management for information se-curity as well as conducting a VDA ISA-survey and the subsequent support for implementing all required requirements.

Result

Achievement of TISAX-conformity and thereby the possibility to implement the customer projects in a fail-safe, transparent manner and in compliance with maximum security standards.

  • Requirements

    Security standard as prerequisite for customer projects

    The automobile industry has a significant sales market for highly specialized products of Nexans autoelectric. Many large automobile manufacturers mandatorily require from its business partners and suppliers to comply with TISAX-requirements. After all, the international standard ensures the adherence to the information security within collab-orative projects. As a result, it became essential for Nexans to achieve TISAX-conformity for maintaining the competitiveness.

  • Solution

    Extensive consulting, training and audits

    ZAt the beginning of the assignment, the status quo was first recorded on the basis of VDA-ISA- questionnaire, in order to subsequently develop an extensive concept of measures. In the course of standard implementation, several audits were conducted as well as documents and templates were compiled besides consulting workshops and trainings. The establishment of risk management for information security is an addi-tional, effective tool to ensure the information security as per the TISAX-requirements for Nexans.

  • Benefits

    Improved collaboration with important partners

    With the implementation of TISAX-standard, Nexans autoelectric could improve the collaboration with the customers in important aspects. The process transparency, reliability and information security on the technical forefront are the basis for success-ful partner projects with the large automobile manufacturers. The increased transpar-ency of workflows not only has competitive advantage in the interdisciplinary and global collaboration, but it also simplifies organizational and internal decision making processes for Nexans.

About Nexans

Nexans autoelectric provides drive cable harnesses, components for vehicle wiring systems and assistance systems to leading automobile manufacturers, which only enable a variety of electrical functions. Emission reduction, autonomous driving and electro mobility are the important topics in the field of technical developments. Already since 2004, the automobile supplier is working on electro-mobility. The standard equipment of e-vehicles of important automobile manufacturers is meanwhile a part of the standard portfolio. The company, which was established in 1966 in Floß (Upper Palatinate), operates as global group of companies with more than 11,000 employees in four continents.




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