SSH.COM grants, awards & certifications

Recognized by the EU and business finland

Grants and projects

SSH has received numerous grants and participates in several national and international development projects.


Project EPICA

The European Commission has awarded SSH funding of over €2M for development, marketing, and go-to-market activities of the PrivX product in 2019-2021. The funding is part of the EU's Horizon 2020 Programme (Horizon 2020 SME Instrument Phase 2) that supports innovative small and medium-sized firms.


Project PQC

SSH.COM has several pending patents for its NQX products in relation to the implementation of high-performance firewalls and line encryption solutions. Firewall technology is rapidly changing due to new hardware and software architectures that enable faster, more flexible, and more secure processing and modern web-based user interfaces.

Industrial IoT Security

Project CHARM

SSH.COM has been awarded roughly €750,000 in grant-based funding by the European Union and Business Finland for further development of the development of machine-to-machine, automation, and IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) features of PrivX. The funding is a part of the European ECSEL Joint Undertaking established in 2014.

Winner of numerous awards


SSH.COM has won several awards for its innovative technology over the years. Below are a few of them.


Finnish Engineering Award

This prestigious award is given as an acknowledgment of a notable engineering or architectural work which has remarkably advanced technical competence in Finland.


Golden Bridge Awards

  • Gold Medal for Network Security Management
  • Gold Medal for Encryption Key Management Innovations

SC Awards Europe

  • Best Identity Solution
  • Best Encryption Solution
  • Best Cloud Computing Security
Certified to be secure


The National Cyber Security Authority (the body responsible for approving cryptographic products in Finland) at the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (Ficora) has certified the SSH NQX firewall and virtual private network (VPN) appliance as a cryptographic product for protecting classified information according to Finnish national (FI) STIII security requirements.

The SSH Helsinki facilities are Katakri (Finnish national security audit criteria) certified and audited.